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Unlock the Power of Statistical Analysis and Excel in Data-Driven Decision-Making for Various Fields

What you will learn

### Create clear and informative data visualizations, such as histograms, scatter plots, and box plots, to communicate insights effectively.

Description

Welcome to “Statistics and Excel,” your comprehensive guide to mastering the art of data analysis and statistics, enriched with practical Excel applications. In this course, we will delve into the core concepts of statistics, providing you with a solid foundation rooted in standard undergraduate statistical textbook concepts.

The Significance of Data:

In our data-driven world, the ability to understand, analyze, and draw conclusions from data is a paramount skill. Data plays a pivotal role in fields like medicine, finance, meteorology, education, and social sciences. We’ll explore the essential role of statistics in these domains, setting the stage for our statistical journey.

Decoding Data’s Dual Nature:

Data can be both enlightening and deceptive, a concept beautifully encapsulated by Mark Twain’s famous quote about lies and statistics. Our course aims to equip you with the discernment needed to distinguish between meaningful insights and misleading interpretations. Real-world case studies will be our compass on this enlightening path.

Empowering Statistical Thinking:

Our primary goal is to empower you with a deep understanding of statistical principles. Probability theory will be a key ally in quantifying uncertainty and making data-informed decisions. Throughout the course, we’ll utilize Excel as a versatile tool to translate theory into practice.

Confronting Statistical Challenges:

As we progress, we’ll confront two fundamental statistical challenges. First, comprehensive data analysis involves extracting valuable insights from complete datasets. For example, we might predict future trends in student performance based on historical academic records. Second, statistical inference guides us in making predictions about larger populations based on smaller samples, such as estimating average heights using survey data.

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Course Goals:

Our educational journey is enriched with a plethora of real-world examples, illustrating the practicality and wide applicability of statistical analysis. Beyond formulaic calculations, we aim to nurture your understanding of the logical foundations and strategies that underpin statistical reasoning.

Preparing for a Data-Centric World:

In today’s technology-driven era, statistical literacy is a vital asset. The ability to interpret data and draw meaningful insights is highly sought after. With the ever-increasing availability of vast datasets and advanced analytical techniques, your proficiency in statistics is an invaluable asset in various academic and professional domains.

Key Tools:

Mathematics: A foundational language of statistics, which we’ll explore through key concepts and formulae.

Excel: We’ll harness the power of Excel for practical applications and hands-on exercises, ensuring you’re well-prepared to tackle real-world data challenges.

Join us on this enriching journey into the realm of statistics and Excel, and gain the skills and knowledge needed to excel in our data-driven society. Whether you’re a student, a professional, or simply curious about the power of data, this course is your gateway to statistical mastery, firmly grounded in standard undergraduate statistical material.

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Content

### PP-Introduction-Getting a Picture From Data

1000 Introduction
1120 Getting a Picture – Data & Distribution

### ON-Introduction-Getting a Picture From Data

OneNote Resource
1011 Hamlet, Harry Potter, & Statistics
1014 Where to Find Data to Practice With
1021 Wages Data Box Plot or Box & Whiskers
1025 Wages Data Box Plot or Box Whiskers vs Histogram
1031 Histogram vs. Bar Chart
1041 Histograms with Different Bucket Sizes
1056 Histograms with Car Related Data
1061 Scatter Plots with Car Related Data
1066 Histogram and Scatter Plots with Population Data
1070 Histogram Examples

### Ex-Introduction-Getting a Picture From Data

1010 Hamlet, Harry Potter, & Statistics
1015 Generating Practice Data in Excel
1016 Sort Comma Delimited Data into a Column
1017 Randomly Sort a Column of Data
1020 Wages Box Plot
1022 Wages Data Box Plot or Box Whiskers Analysis
1024 Wages Data Box Plot or Box Whiskers vs Histogram
1030 Histogram vs. Bar Chart
1040 Histogram with Different Bucket Sizes
1055 Histograms with Car Related Data
1060 Scatter Plots with Car Related Data
1065 Histogram and Scatter Plots with Population Data

### PP-Statistical Inference – Questions of: How Close & How Confident

1306 Statistical Inference – Questions of: How Close & How Confident

### ON-Statistical Inference – Questions of: How Close & How Confident

1311 Height Statistical Inference Data Practice Problem
1316 Coin Flip Statistics Example
1326 Deck of Cards, Statistics, & Excel
1336 Election Poll Statistics Example
1346 Combining Two Histograms on One Chart
1361 Calories Data Statistics Sample Example

### Ex-Statistical Inference – Questions of: How Close & How Confident

u1310 Height Statistical Inference Data – Excel Practice Problem
1315 Coin Flip Statistics Example in Excel
1319 Coin Flip Statistics Example in Excel Part 2
1325 Deck of Cards, Statistics, & Excel
1329 Deck of Cards, Statistics, & Excel Part 2
1335 Election Poll Statistics Example
1339 Election Poll Statistics Example Part 2
1345 Combining Two Histograms on One Chart Part 1
1349 Combining Two Histograms on One Chart Part 2
1353 Combining Two Histograms on One Chart Part 3
1360 Calories Data Statistics Sample Example

### PP-Data Dispersion or Spread – Standard Deviation & Variance

1406 Standard Deviation – Measuring Spread

### ON-Data Dispersion or Spread – Standard Deviation & Variance

1411 Typing Mathematical Equations in Microsoft Excel
1417 Mean and Outliers
1423 Issue with 5 Number Summary & Box Blot
1429 Average Deviation
1433 Population Variance & Standard Deviation
1443 Standard Deviation & Variance for Population with Salary Data
1447 Standard Deviation & Variance – Large Outlier Impact
1467 Standard Deviation & Variance for a Population – Comparing Two Data Sets of

### Ex-Data Dispersion or Spread – Standard Deviation & Variance

1410 Typing Mathematical Equations in Microsoft Excel
1416 Mean and Outliers
1422 Issue with 5 Number Summary & Box Blot
1428 Average Deviation
1432 Population Variance & Standard Deviation
1436 Standard Deviation vs Average Deviation
1442 Average Deviation, Standard Deviation & Variance for Population with Salary
1446 Standard Deviation & Variance – Large Outlier Impact
1452 Standard Deviation & Variance – Population Location Data
1458 Standard Deviation & Variance for a Population – Calories Data
1466 Standard Deviation & Variance for a Population – Comparing Two Data Sets Re

### PP-Probability Distribution Models and Families

u1506 Probability Distribution Models and Families

### ON-Probability Distribution Models and Families

u1511 Uniform Distributions Dice
u1521 Poisson Distribution Formula
u1537 Poisson Distribution – Roller Coaster Line
u1547 Poisson Distribution – Potholes in Road Example
u1557 Binomial Distribution Formula and Chart
u1561 Binomial Distribution – Coin Flip – Random Number Generation
u1567 Binomial Distribution – Manual & Excel Function – Sales Calls Example
u1571 Binomial Distribution – Multiple X – Drive to Work in Traffic Example
u1577 Exponential Distribution – In Seconds – Roller Coaster Line Example
u1581 Exponential Distribution – Create & Compare Sample Line Waiting Data to Ex

### Ex-Probability Distribution Models and Families

u1510 Uniform Distributions Dice
u1520 Poisson Distribution Formula
u1526 Poisson Distribution Excel Function & Graph
u1530 Poisson Distribution – Random Number Generation Example
u1536 Poisson Distribution – Roller Coaster Line
u1539 Poisson Distribution – Roller Coaster Line Part 2
u1546 Poisson Distribution – Potholes in Road Example Part 1
u1556 Binomial Distribution Formula and Chart
u1560 Binomial Distribution – Coin Flip – Random Number Generation
u1566 Binomial Distribution – Manual & Excel Function – Sales Calls Example
u1570 Binomial Distribution – Multiple X – Drive to Work in Traffic Example
u1576 Exponential Distribution – In Seconds – Roller Coaster Line Example
u1580 Exponential Distribution – Create & Compare Sample Line Waiting Data to Ex