# TECEP Principles of Statistics: Study Guide & Test Prep

• Course type: Self-paced
• Available Lessons: 91
• Average Lesson Length: 8 min
• Eligible for Certificate: Certificate completed Yes

Certificates show that you have completed the course. They do not provide credit.

• Watch a preview:

chapter 1 / lesson 1
How to Use Study.com TECEP Courses

• TECEP Principles of Statistics: Study Guide & Test Prep Practice Test

### Course Summary

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 self-assessment quizzes that cover everything you need to prepare for this credit-granting exam.
Create An Account
To Start This Course Today
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime

#### 13 chapters in TECEP Principles of Statistics: Study Guide & Test Prep

Course Practice Test

Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
• Comprehensive test covering all topics
• Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(0, 13)}}
Ch 1. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Measurement {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177043].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - How to Use Study.com TECEP Courses
Lesson 2 - Descriptive & Inferential Statistics: Definition, Differences & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14557].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14557].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Nominal, Ordinal, Interval & Ratio Measurements: Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14563].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14563].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Discrete & Continuous Data: Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14562].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14562].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Quantitative Data? - Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Difference Between Qualitative & Quantitative Measurement
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Categorical Data? - Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14561].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14561].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Difference between Populations & Samples in Statistics
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14558].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14558].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(1, 13)}}
Ch 2. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Summarizing Data {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177045].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Frequency & Relative Frequency Tables: Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Cumulative Frequency Tables: Definition, Uses & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Difference Between Grouped and Ungrouped Data
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Percentile Rank in Statistics: Definition & Formula
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Understanding Bar Graphs and Pie Charts
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2386].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2386].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is an Area Chart? - Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177049].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177049].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Creating & Interpreting Frequency Polygons: Process & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17699].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17699].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Skewed Distribution: Examples & Definition
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5808].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5808].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Scatterplots and Line Graphs: Definitions and Uses
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15886].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15886].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What is a Two-Way Table?
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2384].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2384].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Creating & Interpreting Histograms: Process & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17698].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17698].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(2, 13)}}
Ch 3. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Central Tendency & Variability {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177051].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Mean, Median & Mode: Measures of Central Tendency
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13771].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13771].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Calculate Mean, Median, Mode & Range
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2388].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2388].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Calculating the Mean, Median, Mode & Range: Practice Problems
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16174].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16174].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Mean vs the Median: Differences & Uses
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Calculating the Standard Deviation
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2389].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2389].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Population & Sample Variance: Definition, Formula & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16183].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16183].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(3, 13)}}
Ch 4. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Probability {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[220697].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Probability of Simple, Compound and Complementary Events
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2390].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2390].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Probability of Independent and Dependent Events
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2391].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2391].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Calculate Simple Conditional Probabilities
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2394].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2394].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Addition Rule of Probability: Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Multiplication Rule of Probability: Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(4, 13)}}
Ch 5. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Probability Distributions {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177053].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Normal Distribution of Data: Examples, Definition & Characteristics
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Using the Normal Distribution: Practice Problems
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14815].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14815].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Standard Score: Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5793].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5793].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Finding Z-Scores: Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14812].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14812].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Random Variables: Definition, Types & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14796].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14796].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Finding & Interpreting the Expected Value of a Discrete Random Variable
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14798].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14798].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Developing Discrete Probability Distributions Theoretically & Finding Expected Values
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14799].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14799].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Dice: Finding Expected Values of Games of Chance
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20963].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20963].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(5, 13)}}
Ch 6. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Correlation {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177055].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - The Correlation Coefficient: Definition, Formula & Example
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16792].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16792].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Pearson Correlation Coefficient: Formula, Example & Significance
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Correlation vs. Causation: Differences & Definition
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16793].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16793].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Interpret Correlations in Research Results
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1907].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1907].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(6, 13)}}
Ch 7. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Regression {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177057].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Identifying & Interpreting Independent & Dependent Variables
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19155].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19155].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Simple Linear Regression: Definition, Formula & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16788].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16788].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Problem Solving Using Linear Regression: Steps & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16789].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16789].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is the Standard Error of the Estimate? - Formula & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177059].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177059].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(7, 13)}}
Ch 8. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Population, Samples & Probability {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177061].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is Random Sampling? - Definition, Conditions & Measures
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18390].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18390].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Stratified Random Samples: Definition, Characteristics & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18392].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18392].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - How to Determine Sample Size
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Find the Mean & Standard Error of the Sampling Distribution
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18397].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18397].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Probability Sampling Methods: Definition & Types
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13932].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13932].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Sampling Distributions & the Central Limit Theorem: Definition, Formula & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18396].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18396].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Finding Probabilities About Means Using the Central Limit Theorem
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18398].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18398].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Understanding the Law of Large Numbers
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(8, 13)}}
Ch 9. TECEP Principles of Statistics: Hypothesis Testing & Estimation {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177063].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is a Null Hypothesis? - Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20242].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20242].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Z Test: Formula & Example
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54658].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54658].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Type I & Type II Errors in Hypothesis Testing: Differences & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58555].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58555].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Degrees of Freedom: Definition, Formula & Example
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21764].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21764].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Confidence Interval: Definition, Formula & Example
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19514].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19514].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Calculating Confidence Intervals, Levels & Coefficients
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Finding Confidence Intervals with the Normal Distribution
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145796].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[145796].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Statistical Significance: Definition & Levels
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Statistical Significance: Definition & Calculation
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29919].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29919].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Effect Size in Hypothesis Testing: Definition & Interpretation
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58554].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58554].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(9, 13)}}
Ch 10. TECEP Principles of Statistics: t-Tests {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177065].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What Is a T-Test? - Procedure, Interpretation & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Do 1-Sample t-Tests: Steps & Tutorial
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Are t-Tests? - Assessing Statistical Differences Between Groups
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13777].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13777].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Variance Estimation: Definition & Example
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177069].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177069].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Repeated Measures Design? - Definition & Example
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Matched-Group Design: Definition & Examples
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13606].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13606].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(10, 13)}}
Ch 11. TECEP Principles of Statistics: ANOVA {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[177073].percentComplete}}% complete
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Analysis Of Variance (ANOVA): Examples, Definition & Application
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Two-Way ANOVA: Definition & Application
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177075].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177075].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sum of Squares: Definition & Application
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177077].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177077].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using ANOVA to Analyze Variances Between Multiple Groups
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13778].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13778].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using ANOVA to Analyze Within-Group Variance
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - How to Calculate the F-Ratio
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177081].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177081].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Main Effect and Interaction Effect in Analysis of Variance
Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[177083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

### Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

### Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Practice Tests in this course
Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test. Once you take the test, you will receive a detailed exam report complete with your personal statistics and even specific lessons to focus on! Take the practice test now
Your detailed study guide will include:
• Answers and detailed explanations to each question
• Video lessons to explain complicated concepts
Course Practice Test
More practice by chapter
Ch. 10
Not Taken
Ch. 11
Not Taken
Ch. 13
TECEP Principles of Statistics Flashcards
Not Taken
See practice tests for:

Support