Introduction to statistics

Recalling their high school or college years, people usually cringe when they hear words like “stats” or “math.” Over ten days, you will realize how highly enjoyable and entertaining statistics can be! This course covers the most popular topics that are normally taught during introductory statistics classes. You’ll learn the basic concepts and ideas in statistics, such as data structure, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, Central Limit Theorem, degrees of freedom, t-test, chi-square test, simple linear regression, and much more. You will also be introduced to real-world examples in which such concepts are applied.

   304 students completed this course

   81% recommend it to other students

   Teacher: Polina Durneva


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81% of students recommend

“Clear, comprehensive, sophisticated, not over or under simplified. I would enjoy a second course going deeper on applied analysis.”

“Thank you for explaining so many concepts in so little words. You did a great job!”

“I now know way more about statistics than I did before.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Data Collection
Lesson 2. Quantitative Variables
Lesson 3. Confidence Intervals
Lesson 4. Hypothesis Tests
Lesson 5. P-Values
Lesson 6. Central Limit Theorem and Normal Distribution
Lesson 7. Degrees of Freedom
Lesson 8. T-Tests
Lesson 9. Chi-Square Test
Lesson 10. Simple Linear Regression
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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