Introduction to Statistics: Certificate Program

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Increase your statistical analysis skills and earn an Introduction to Statistics Certificate with this fun course. Watch short video lessons and take quizzes to prepare for a final exam to get a certificate you may be able to use to fulfill continuing education credits.
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8 chapters in Introduction to Statistics: Certificate Program

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Lesson 1 - Descriptive & Inferential Statistics: Definition, Differences & Examples  Take Quiz
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Lesson 2 - Difference between Populations & Samples in Statistics  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Defining the Difference between Parameters & Statistics  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Estimating a Parameter from Sample Data: Process & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - What is Quantitative Data? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - What is Categorical Data? - Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Discrete & Continuous Data: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Nominal, Ordinal, Interval & Ratio Measurements: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Purpose of Statistical Models  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Experiments vs Observational Studies: Definition, Differences & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Random Selection & Random Allocation: Differences, Benefits & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Convenience Sampling in Statistics: Definition & Limitations  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - How Randomized Experiments Are Designed  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Analyzing & Interpreting the Results of Randomized Experiments  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Confounding & Bias in Statistics: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Confounding Variables in Statistics: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Bias in Statistics: Definition & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Bias in Polls & Surveys: Definition, Common Sources & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Misleading Uses of Statistics  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - Random Variables: Definition, Types & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Finding & Interpreting the Expected Value of a Discrete Random Variable  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Developing Discrete Probability Distributions Theoretically & Finding Expected Values  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Developing Discrete Probability Distributions Empirically & Finding Expected Values  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Dice: Finding Expected Values of Games of Chance  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Blackjack: Finding Expected Values of Games of Chance with Cards  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - Poker: Finding Expected Values of High Hands  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Poker: Finding Expected Values of Low Hands  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Lotteries: Finding Expected Values of Games of Chance  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - Comparing Game Strategies Using Expected Values: Process & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - How to Apply Discrete Probability Concepts to Problem Solving  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Binomial Experiments: Definition, Characteristics & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Finding Binomial Probabilities Using Formulas: Process & Examples  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Practice Problems for Finding Binomial Probabilities Using Formulas  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Finding Binomial Probabilities Using Tables  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Mean & Standard Deviation of a Binomial Random Variable: Formula & Example  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Solving Problems with Binomial Experiments: Steps & Example  Take Quiz

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