I like to make copies of old exams available to students. This is done
for two reasons. The first is that some students find these to be valuable resources. The
second is that some students have access to backfiles. If some students can access backfiles,
then simple fairness means that all students should have access to backfiles.
STAT 301 (Business Statistics) was offered for the first
time in the Fall Semester of 2010. Consequently I have only one set of "old exams" for the
course. However, STAT 301 covers selected material from the previous DS 280 (Introduction
to Statistics) and DS 350 (Quantitative Methods) courses. Hence I am posting old exams from
those two classes as well.
I am NOT saying "you should use these in your studying" or "this
year's exam will be just like previous exams." I am constantly revising my courses. Moreover,
STAT 301 clearly cannot cover all the topics of both DS 280 and DS 350. (In fact, it primarily takes
material from the latter course.) What I AM saying is that some students have found these to
be useful resources in the past. If nothing else, they should give you an idea of the level of