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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Data Science Math Skills by Duke University

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About the Course

Data science courses contain math—no avoiding that! This course is designed to teach learners the basic math you will need in order to be successful in almost any data science math course and was created for learners who have basic math skills but may not have taken algebra or pre-calculus. Data Science Math Skills introduces the core math that data science is built upon, with no extra complexity, introducing unfamiliar ideas and math symbols one-at-a-time. Learners who complete this course will master the vocabulary, notation, concepts, and algebra rules that all data scientists must know before moving on to more advanced material. Topics include: ~Set theory, including Venn diagrams ~Properties of the real number line ~Interval notation and algebra with inequalities ~Uses for summation and Sigma notation ~Math on the Cartesian (x,y) plane, slope and distance formulas ~Graphing and describing functions and their inverses on the x-y plane, ~The concept of instantaneous rate of change and tangent lines to a curve ~Exponents, logarithms, and the natural log function. ~Probability theory, including Bayes’ theorem. While this course is intended as a general introduction to the math skills needed for data science, it can be considered a prerequisite for learners interested in the course, "Mastering Data Analysis in Excel," which is part of the Excel to MySQL Data Science Specialization. Learners who master Data Science Math Skills will be fully prepared for success with the more advanced math concepts introduced in "Mastering Data Analysis in Excel." Good luck and we hope you enjoy the course!...

Top reviews

VC
May 16, 2020

Effective way to refresh and add the Data Science math skills! Thanks a lot! At the time of the study some of the quizzes content were not rendering correctly on mobile devices (both iPad and Android)

RS
May 5, 2020

This was mostly review for me though probability especially Beyes Theorem derivation was new. The instructors provided clear often refreshing ways to look at material.\n\nThank you for a great class!!

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By Kiran M

May 5, 2018

A beginner's course

By rhodora C

Aug 22, 2020

it was challenging

By Krishnadev A D

Jul 6, 2020

it is the best one

By N. H Z

Jun 1, 2020

informative course

By K R

May 28, 2020

Excellent teaching

By ANAND K J

May 20, 2020

INTERESTING COURSE

By Shivam Y

Apr 24, 2020

Nice for Beginners

By ravi s

Apr 10, 2020

good for beginners

By Daniel C

Sep 11, 2017

Very useful course

By SUSHMITA S

Jun 5, 2020

WAS GOOD LEARNING

By SRIDHAR P

Apr 29, 2020

Basics it is good

By akshatsingh

May 17, 2020

Nice explanation

By Sanket S

Apr 27, 2020

Nicely Explained

By Yogesh P

Apr 21, 2020

worth learning!!

By Anshul D

May 5, 2017

Very good course

By Satyam G

Dec 7, 2017

way too simple.

By Hector V

Aug 12, 2017

So far so good.

By jaleleddine c

Oct 4, 2020

It's wonderful

By tubay g e

Nov 3, 2017

perfect course

By JIBIN V T

Aug 3, 2020

good teaching

By saranbabu

May 26, 2020

Good learning

By CarJ.

Jul 26, 2020

Nice Course.

By Rushikesh v p

Jun 21, 2020

Good session

By SAMIR K K

May 4, 2020

Great'''''''

By Warunee S

Jan 27, 2019

Great course