AP Statistics

Good news 2017-18 students! You have no summer assignment!

Below is some information that might be useful to you. Especially important is to have a calculator on the first day of school.

Links for Chapter 1 of the textbook are provided if you wish to get a preview. The pace will be pretty intense right from the beginning since we are doing away with summer homework.

Teacher:  Mr. Brian Croston (croston_b@milfordschools.org)

 

Pre-requisite:  Math 3; this course may be taken concurrently (at the same time as) with College Algebra, Pre-Calculus (including honors) and Calculus (CP or AP).

 

Major Themes:

·      Exploring Data

·      Sampling & Experimentation: Planning & Conducting a Study

·      Anticipating Patterns: Exploring Random Phenomena

·      Statistical Inference

 

No memorizing formulas!

 

Cool things we do:

·      Data collection through surveys

·      Labs where we conduct experiments and collect data

·      Projects – group and individual

·      Real world studies and applications

 

Statistics is useful in science, social studies and business.

 

You will need a graphing calculator (TI-83 plus or newer) for the course. Many are now getting the TI-nspire - our textbook has great notes for how to use it!

 

AP Exam (much like all of them):

      40 multiple choice (90 minutes)

      6 free response (90 minutes) 

 

Don’t forget you get a bonus to your

GPA when you take an AP course.

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Brian Croston,
May 17, 2013, 6:44 AM
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Brian Croston,
May 17, 2013, 6:44 AM
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Brian Croston,
May 17, 2013, 6:45 AM
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