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Introduction to Statistics

This free and open online course in Statistics was produced by the WA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges []. In this course, we will introduce some of the more common tool for analyzing data of several types. We are not aiming at introducing all or even most of them. The main goal of the course is to highlight the general assumptions and methods that underlie all statistical analysis. The purpose is to get a good understanding of the scope, and the limitations of these methods. We also want to learn as much as possible about the assumptions behind the most common methods, in order to evaluate if they apply with reasonable accuracy to a given situation. Our goal is not so much learning bread and butter techniques: these are pre-programmed in widely available and... Show More


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