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What is the course about?

The course Statistics is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Beginner. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

NOTE: This course has been divided into two courses: Descriptive and Inferential Statistics. If you are new to statistics, we recommend taking these courses instead.

Course description
  • Statistics
  • 4 months
  • The Science of Decisions
  • We live in a time of unprecedented access to information…data. Whether researching the best school, job, or relationship, the Internet has thrown open the doors to vast pools of data. Statistics are simply objective and systematic methods for describing and interpreting information so that you may make the most informed decisions about life.
  • Introduction to Statistics and Methods
  • Describing Data
  • Normal Distribution Analysis
  • Foundations of Inferential Statistics
  • Comparing Means
  • Correlation, Regression, and Non-Parametrics
  • Intro to statistical research methods
  • Frequency Distributions & Visualizing data
  • Central Tendency
  • Variability
  • Standardized Scores (z-scores)
  • Probability and the Normal Distribution
  • Sampling Distributions
  • Estimation
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • t-tests
  • One-way ANOVA
  • Correlation
  • Regression
  • Chi-Squared Tests
  • It sounds strange to say, but math is not the focus of this class. To do well, however, it is necessary to have a basic understanding of proportions (fractions, decimals, and percentages), negative numbers, basic algebra (solving equations), and exponents and square roots.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.

Prerequisites & Facts


Course Topic

Computer Science, Programming

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost


To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Topic: Computer Science, Programming