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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

Tahun Mula:

2011

Tahun Semakan:
2008, 20112008,

2013

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:

Tahun Mula:

2011

Tahun Semakan:
2008, 20112008,

2013

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:

Tahun Mula:

2011

Tahun Semakan:
2008, 20112008,

2013