# Introduction to Statistics

Learn the properties behind the basic concepts of probability and statistics while also focusing on applications of statistical knowledge. You will discover how statistics and probability work together plus learn how to collect, summarize, and interpret data.

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eTextbooks

2 to 3-day turnaround for grading

On-demand tutoring & writing center

Student support 7 days a week

## \$79

Plus membership

3 Credits

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During our Introduction to Statistics online course, study the properties behind the basic concepts of probability and statistics while also focusing on applications of statistical knowledge.

### What You'll Learn

Define the meaning of descriptive statistics and statistical inference, describe the importance of statistics, and interpret examples of statistics in a professional context.

Distinguish between a population and a sample.

Explain the purpose of measures of location, variability, and skewness.

Explain the purpose of measures of location, variability, and skewness.

Apply simple principles of probability.

Compute probabilities related to both discrete and continuous random variables.

Identify and analyze sampling distributions for statistical inferences.

Compare and analyze data sets using descriptive statistics, parameter estimation, and hypothesis testing.

Explain how the central limit theorem applies in inference.

Calculate and interpret confidence intervals for one population average and one population proportion.

Differentiate between type I and type II errors.

Identify and evaluate relationships between two variables using simple linear regression.

Use regression equations to make predictions.

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Introduction to Statistics

The subject of statistics involves the study of methods for collecting, summarizing, and interpreting data. After completing Intro to Statistics, you will have the knowledge to feel comfortable evaluating an author’s use of data and be able to extract information from articles and display that information effectively.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of College Algebra is recommended before taking Introduction to Statistics.

Your score provides a percentage score and letter grade for each course. A passing percentage is 70% or higher.

Assignments for this course include:

• 26 Checkpoint Assessments

TThis course does not require a textbook.

Introduction to Statistics students also take:

Topic Subtopics
Exploratory Data Analysis
• Examining Distributions
• Examining Relationships
Producing Data
• Sampling
• Designing Studies/li>
Probability
• Finding Probability of Events
• Conditional Probability and Independence
• Random Variables
• Sampling Distributions
Inference
• Introduction (Inference)
• Inference For One Variable
• Estimation
• Hypothesis Testing
• Inference for Relationships
• Inference for Relationships
• The Chi-Square Goodness-ofFit Test

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