Ch 16: Basics of Probability & Statistics

About This Chapter

This self-paced chapter is filled with engaging video lessons you can watch anytime to improve your knowledge of probability and statistics basics. Take quizzes accompanying the lessons and a broader practice exam to make sure you understand these math concepts before taking a test.

Basics of Probability & Statistics - Chapter Summary

Expert instructors in this chapter take you on a journey through important probability and statistics concepts, ensuring you fully comprehend skewness, complementary events, the measures of central tendency and more. By reviewing each lesson in this chapter, you will be ready to do the following:

  • Differentiate between the probabilities of simple, compound and complementary events
  • List and describe the visual representations of a data set
  • Compare and contrast mean, median and mode
  • Define variability and discuss measures of variability in statistics

This chapter ensures you're easily able to fit your study of probability and statistics into a busy schedule. All lessons are available 24/7 and can be viewed from any location with an Internet connection using your computer or mobile device of choice. Speed up your study process by selecting the lesson format (video or transcript) that best suits your learning style. Our multiple-choice quizzes and practice exam can give you a quick gauge of your understanding of this chapter.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

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.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? 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.