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Course description

Sophia's Foundations of Statistics course teaches foundational skills that will enable you to be successful in a college level Statistics course. You will learn about fundamental concepts in statistics such as central tendency, variation, correlation, probability, and statistical analysis.

Assessments and grading

This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 6 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 2 Milestone assessments (these are like tests) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:</p> <ul><li>Evaluate statistical methods</li><li>Calculate probability, measures of central tendency, and measures of variation</li><li>Interpret descriptive and inferential statistics</li><li>Apply statistical concepts in context</li></ul>

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