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Intermediate Level

Sequence in calculus up through Calculus II (preferably multivariate calculus) and some programming experience in R.

Approx. 48 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Explain why probability is important to statistics and data science.

  • See the relationship between conditional and independent events in a statistical experiment.

  • Calculate the expectation and variance of several random variables and develop some intuition.

Skills you will gain

  • Probability
  • central limit theorem
  • continuous random variables
  • Bayes' Theorem
  • discrete random variables
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Intermediate Level

Sequence in calculus up through Calculus II (preferably multivariate calculus) and some programming experience in R.

Approx. 48 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

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This Course is part of an online degree program offered by the University of Colorado Boulder. When you enroll in a for-credit non-degree course through the university and complete it online, it counts as credit hours towards a degree at CU-Boulder. All you have to do is apply through the university.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Week 1
9 hours to complete

Descriptive Statistics and the Axioms of Probability

9 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 51 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
Week
2
Week 2
7 hours to complete

Conditional Probability

7 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 52 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Week
3
Week 3
8 hours to complete

Discrete Random Variables

8 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 78 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Week
4
Week 4
9 hours to complete

Continuous Random Variables

9 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 97 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes

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