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Introduction

Statistics Foundations: Part 1


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For an introduction to the foundations of statistics, look at this video by Lynda.com. Professor Eddie Davila covers the basics of statistics including:

  • Why statistics matter
  • Evaluating your data sets
  • Finding means, medians, and modes
  • Calculating standard deviation
  • Measuring distribution and relative position
  • Understanding probability and multiple-event probability
  • Describing permutations: the order of things
  • Calculating discrete and continuous probability distributions