# Probability and Statistics I

## FSEG – Bachelor first year – EG

The slides for the lectures of Probability and Statistics I are available on Moodle. The final exam will consist in a test on Moodle with numerical answers.

## Tentative syllabus

• Chapter 1 Data and Statistics
• Statistics
• Applications in Business and Economics
• Data
• Data Sources
• Descriptive Statistics
• Statistical Inference
• Computers and Statistical Analysis
• Data Mining
• Ethical Guidelines for Statistical Practice
• Chapter 2 Descriptive Statistics: Tabular and Graphical
• 2.1 Summarizing Qualitative Data
• Frequency Distribution
• Relative Frequency and Percent Frequency Distributions
• Bar Graphs and Pie Charts
• 2.2 Summarizing Quantitative Data
• Frequency Distribution
• Relative Frequency and Percent Frequency Distributions
• Dot Plot
• Histogram
• Cumulative Distributions
• Ogive (Cumulative curve)
• 2.3 Exploratory Data Analysis: The Stem-and-Leaf Display
• 2.4 Cross-tabulations and Scatter Diagrams
• Cross-tabulation
• Scatter Diagram and Trend-line
• Chapter 3 Descriptive Statistics: Numerical Measures
• 3.1 Measures of Location
• Mean
• Median
• Mode
• Percentiles
• Quartiles
• 3.2 Measures of Variability
• Range
• Interquartile Range
• Variance
• Standard Deviation
• Coefficient of Variation
• 3.3 Measures of Distribution Shape, Relative Location, and Detecting
• Outliers
• Distribution Shape
• z-Scores
• Chebyshev’s Theorem
• Empirical Rule
• Detecting Outliers
• 3.4 Exploratory Data Analysis
• Five-Number Summary
• Box Plot
• 3.5 Measures of Association Between Two Variables
• Covariance
• Interpretation of the Covariance
• Correlation Coefficient
• Interpretation of the Correlation Coefficient
• 3.6 The Weighted Mean and Working with
• Grouped Data
• Weighted Mean
• Grouped Data

## Main reference

• Anderson, D. and Sweeney, D. and Williams, T. and Camm, J. and Cochran, J. (2019). Statistics for Business & Economics. Cengage Learning.