Introduction to Statisitics and Probability



"Be able to analyze statistics, which can be used to support
or undercut almost any argument." -- Marilyn vos Savant



Topics

1. Basic Set Theory

2. Possibilities

2a. Pascal's Triangle

3. Probabilities

4. Interpretations of Probability

5. Probability Distributions

6. Statistics: Characteristics of a Distribution

7. Sampling

8. Detecting Patterns: Correlation

9. Fat Tails

10. Statistical Fallacies



Other Material

Khan Academy Course on Statistics and Probability

Use random patterns to create a dinosaur!

Quiz 1, Fall 2016

Quiz 2, Fall 2016

Statistics Homework 1

Statistics Homework 2

Student Performance Statistical Spreadsheet

Standard Deviation Spreadsheet