# Ch 1: Overview of Statistics: Help and Review

The Overview of Statistics chapter of this College-Level Principles of Statistics Help and Review course is the simplest way to master statistics basics. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of statistics.

## Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering college statistics material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn college statistics. Among those who would benefit are:

• Students who have fallen behind in understanding quantitative data or working with categorical data
• Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
• Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
• Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
• Students who need an efficient way to learn about statistics basics
• Students who struggle to understand their teachers
• Students who attend schools without extra math learning resources

## How it works:

• Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
• Press play and watch the video lesson.
• Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
• Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
• Verify you're ready by completing the Overview of Statistics chapter exam.

## Why it works:

• Study Efficiently: Skip what you know; review what you don't.
• Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
• Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Overview of Statistics chapter exam to be prepared.
• Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any basic statistics question. They're here to help!
• Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

## Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an Overview of Statistics unit of a standard college statistics course. Topics covered include:

• Descriptive and inferential statistics
• Discrete and continuous data
• Nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio measurements
• Random selection and random allocation
• Confounding and bias in statistics

28 Lessons in Chapter 1: Overview of Statistics: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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