TECEP Principles of Statistics: Study Guide & Test Prep
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Get ready for the TECEP Principles of Statistics exam in less than two weeks with this effective test preparation course. The course includes video lessons and selfassessment quizzes that cover everything you need to prepare for this creditgranting exam.to start this course today
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About This Course
You can prepare for the TECEP Principles of Statistics exam in as little as two weeks with this affordable and convenient test prep course. This selfpaced course is the quickest way to study for the exam and earn 3 college credits that are accepted by Thomas Edison State University (TESU).
This course covers essential statistics topics that are typically taught in an introductory statistics curriculum, including measurement, distribution, correlation and regression. Our simple and engaging video lessons are easy to understand and help you quickly learn and remember important statistics concepts.
Syllabus & Course Information
After working through this course, you have completed the following objectives, all of which are closely aligned with the concepts you'll be tested on with the TECEP Principles of Statistics exam. The course includes a final multiplechoice exam that will help you make sure you're ready to take the TECEP test.
 Learn to identify the differences between inferential and descriptive statistics and populations and parameters
 Explore various data types and levels of measurement alongside methods for selecting experiment models
 Get tips for recognizing biased or misleading uses of statistics
 Find out how to calculate mean, median and mode and describe the shape of a data set
 Study procedures for finding maximums, minimums, outliers and percentiles
 Identify standard deviations and shifts in the mean as well as methods for ordering and ranking data
 Discover joint, marginal and conditional frequencies and identify the differences between bivariate and univariate data
 Determine how to interpret stem and leaf displays, histograms and frequency polygons as well as dot and box plots, bar graphs, pie charts and twoway tables
 Use data to make predictions and calculate percent increase
 Understand basic set theory and classical approaches to probability
 Learn how to find the probability of simple, compound and complementary events as well as independent and dependent events
 Observe how simple conditional probabilities can be applied to realworld scenarios
 Practice graphing and interpreting discrete probability distributions used to find expected values
 Examine binomial probabilities and learn to recognize properties of normal and binomial distributions
 Learn to graph continuous probability distributions and find their expected values
 Explore the uses of these distributions to estimate area and population percentages
 Explore simple, stratified, cluster and systematic random samples
 Study the law of large numbers and discuss the central limit theorem, sampling distributions and sample means
 Identify the relationships between confidence intervals, sample size and sample means
 Examine properties of the tdistribution and learn the differences between biased and unbiased estimators and point and interval estimation
 Follow steps in hypothesis testing for small and large independent samples, matched pairs and proportions
 Understand the differences between type I and type II errors
 Learn how to create and interpret scatterplots, solve problems using linear regression and analyze residuals
 Practice finding the correlation coefficient and the coefficient of determination
 Distinguish between correlation and causation and find out how to transform nonlinear data
Prerequisites
This is an introductory course and there are no prerequisites. You can start learning right away even if you haven't taken statistics before!
Course Format
This test prep course has 12 chapters, each containing 38 lessons. There are 74 lessons in total and each lesson is about 510 minutes in length. You can test your understanding of each lesson by taking the accompanying multiplechoice selfassessment quiz. You can also supplement your study with printable lesson transcripts and chapter exams. Your progress can be easily tracked as you work your way through the course on the dashboard, and, if you're ever confused or stuck, you can reach out to our subjectmatter experts to ask questions. Once you've completed the course, take the final exam to make sure you're ready for the TECEP Principles of Statistics test.
TECEP Principles of Statistics Exam Information
The TECEP Principles of Statistics exam is equal to a typical onesemester college statistics course. At TESU, this exam satisfies a general education requirement for math.
 Number of Questions: 100 questions
 Question Type: Multiple choice
 Time Limit: 120 minutes
 Number of Credits: 3 credits
 Exam Cost: $111 for enrolled students of Thomas Edison State University; $150 for nonTESU students
TECEP Principles of Statistics Exam Breakdown
TECEP Exam Concept  Percent of the TECEP Exam  Approximate Number of Questions  Chapter Lessons 

Measurement  5%  5 questions  7 lessons 
Summarizing Data  15%  15 questions  9 lessons 
Central Tendency & Variability  15%  15 questions  6 lessons 
Probability Distribution  5%  5 questions  8 lessons 
Correlation  5%  5 questions  4 lessons 
Regression & Prediction  5%  5 questions  3 lessons 
Population, Samples & Probability  10%  10 questions  18 lessons 
Hypothesis Testing & Estimation  15%  15 questions  10 lessons 
TTests  10%  10 questions  4 lessons 
ANOVA  10%  10 questions  2 lessons 
ChiSquare Test  5%  5 questions  3 lessons 
Earn TECEP Credit
This particular TECEP exam can lead to 3 transferable college credits, which helps students graduate faster and drastically reduce the cost of their degrees. The exam is available to students of Thomas Edison State University, as well as students enrolled in other colleges and universities. Students who are not enrolled at TESU are advised to see if their institution accepts TECEP credit. Students can sign up and prepare for this exam at any time during a 12week term, which offers an affordable and flexible alternative to earning college credit.
Study Schedule for the TECEP Principles of Statistics Exam
This course contains around 7 hours of instruction. You can study whenever is convenient for you and follow the time table below to figure out when you can schedule your exam.
Study Frequency  When You'll Be Ready for the Exam 

3 hours a day; 2 days a week  Just over 2 days 
2 hours a day; 3 days a week  Just over 1 week 
1 hour a day; 3 days a week  Just over 2 weeks 
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