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Course Syllabus

Some of the highlights on the topics we will be discussing are the use of histograms, Pareto charts, hypothesis testing, and the Central Limit Theorem

Course Outline

  • Descriptive Statistics – You will learn how to describe data using charts and basic statistical measures. Full use will be made of the new histograms, Pareto charts, Boxplots, and Treemap and Sunburst charts in Excel.
  • Basic Probability – You will learn basic probability including the law of complements, independent events, conditional probability and Bayes Theorem.
  • Random Variables – You will learn how to find the mean and variance of random variables and then learn about the binomial, Poisson, and Normal random variables. We close with a discussion of the beautiful and important Central Limit Theorem.
  • Sampling and Confidence Intervals – You will learn the mechanics of sampling, point estimation, and interval estimation of population parameters.
  • Hypothesis Testing – You will learn null and alternative hypotheses, Type I and Type II error, One sample tests for means and proportions, Tests for difference between means of two populations, and the Chi Square Test for Independence.
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