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FAKULTI SAINS KOMPUTER & MATEMATIK

SCHEME OF WORK
COURSE
EFFECTIVE DATE
Week

Nama Fakulti:
Pusat Pengajian:

: BASIC STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY (STA108)


: JUNE 2013
Topics and subtopics

Topic 1: Introduction to Statistics


Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
Types of Data
Types of Variables
Types of Measurements
Sampling Techniques
(SRS, Systematic, Cluster, Convenience,
Quota, Judgemental)
Tutorial
Topic 1: Introduction to Statistics
Sampling Techniques (cont.)
Data Collection Method

Hours

3
1

2.5

Tutorial

Quiz 1

0.5

Topic 2: Descriptive Statistics


Graphical Methods
(Frequency Distribution, Histogram, Ogive)
Measures of Central Tendency

Tutorial

Topic 2: Descriptive Statistics


Measures of Central Tendency (cont.)

Tutorial

Topic 2: Descriptive Statistics


Measures of Dispersion
(Variance and Standard Deviation)
Skewness and Coefficient of Variation

- Ungrouped
data
- Ungrouped
data with
frequency
- Grouped
data

2.5

Tutorial

Quiz 2

0.5

Topic 3: Introduction to Probability


Basic concepts
(Set Theory, Sample Space, Events,
Probability of an Event)
Counting Sample Point
(Multiplication Rule, Partition Rule,
Permutation Rule, Combination Rule)

Remarks

Fakulti Sains Komputer dan Matematik

Tahun Mula:

2011

Statistik dan Sains Pemutusan

Tahun Semakan:
2008, 20112008,

2013

Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA

Tutorial

Topic 3: Introduction to Probability


Rules of Probability
Combination of Events
(Union, Intersection and Complement)
Venn Diagram
Independent Events
Mutually Exclusive Events

Tutorial

Topic 3: Introduction to Probability


Tree Diagram
Conditional Probability
Bayes Theorem

1.5

10

11

Tutorial

Quiz 3

0.5

Test 1

Topic 4: Probability Distribution


Discrete Random Variable
(Probability Distribution, Distribution Function)
Expected Value and Variance of a Discrete
Random Variable

Tutorial

Topic 4: Probability Distribution


Continuous Random Variable
(Probability Density Distribution, Distribution
Function)

Tutorial

Topic 4: Probability Distribution


- Expected Value and Variance of a
Continuous Random Variable

2.5

Tutorial

Quiz 4

0.5

Topic 5: Quality Control


Control Charts for Variables
(Mean and Range Charts)
12

Tutorial

Nama Fakulti:
Pusat Pengajian:

Fakulti Sains Komputer dan Matematik

Tahun Mula:

2011

Statistik dan Sains Pemutusan

Tahun Semakan:
2008, 20112008,

2013

Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA

13

Topic 5: Quality Control


Control Charts for Attributes (np and p Charts)

Tutorial

Topic 5: Quality Control


Process Capability Analysis
(Specifications limits and control limits,
Process capability indices Cp and Cpk)
14

Tutorial

1.5
1

Quiz 5

0.5

Test 2

Recommended Text:
Mario F. Triola, Elementary Statistics, 9th edition, Eddison Westley, 2003.
References:
1. Mendenhall W., Beaver R.J., and Beaver B.M., Introduction to Probability & Statistics, 11th edition,
USA: International Thomson Publishing Inc., 2003.
2. Milton J.S, Arnold J. C., Introduction to Probability & Statistics, 4th edition, McGraw Hill, 2003.
3. Roger E. Kirk, Statistics: An Introduction, 5th edition, Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc, 2000.
4. Elwood G. Kirk Patrick, Introductory statistics and Probability for Engineering, Sciences and
Technology, Prentice Hall Inc, 2000.

Nama Fakulti:
Pusat Pengajian:

Fakulti Sains Komputer dan Matematik

Tahun Mula:

2011

Statistik dan Sains Pemutusan

Tahun Semakan:
2008, 20112008,

2013

Hak Cipta Universiti Teknologi MARA