# Introduction to Probability and Statistics

## What you'll learn

- Students will learn probability and basic techniques of data analysis and inference. Additionally, students will gain a deeper understanding of the underlying concepts.

## Requirements

- Basic Arithmetic and Algebra Skills

## Description

This course will begin with an overview of data types and descriptive Statistics. There will be extensive coverage of probability topics along with an introduction to discrete and continuous probability distributions. The course ends with a discussion of the central limit theorem and coverage of estimation using confidence intervals and hypothesis testing. This course is equivalent to most college level Statistics I courses.

## Who this course is for:

- Students that are taking or would like to take an introductory course in Statistics in college or an AP course in high school will find this course useful.

## Course content

- 01:11The Role of Statistics
- Preview04:07
- 5 questionsIdentify a Statistical Population
- Preview03:10
- 4 questionsThe Reasons for Taking a Sample
- Preview07:35
- 9 questionsClassifying Data
- 04:13Population Parameters Vs Sample Statistics
- 4 questionsParameters and Statistics
- 01:05Descriptive Statistics Vs Inferential Statistics
- 00:47Simple Random Samples
- 13 questionsSection 1 Mixed Practice

## Instructor

Dane McGuckian has almost 20 years of experience helping students learn mathematics and statistics. For the past 13 years, he has taught Statistics full-time at the college level. He is a published author, and he owns two websites devoted to math and statistics instruction. Dane loves the challenge of making difficult concepts intuitive for new learners.