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Bayes' TheoremBayesian ProbabilityProbabilityProbability Theory

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Beginner Level
Approx. 13 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Week
1

Week 1

18 minutes to complete

Welcome to Data Science Math Skills

18 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 3 min), 2 readings
2 readings
Course Information5m
Weekly feedback surveys10m
4 hours to complete

Building Blocks for Problem Solving

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 93 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
10 videos
Sets - Medical Testing Example11m
Sets - Venn Diagrams7m
Numbers - The Real Number Line9m
Numbers - Less-than and Greater-than6m
Numbers - Algebra With Inequalities10m
Numbers - Intervals and Interval Notation7m
Sigma Notation - Introduction to Summation9m
Sigma Notation - Simplification Rules7m
Sigma Notation - Mean and Variance12m
4 readings
A note about the video lectures in this lesson3m
A note about the video lectures in this lesson10m
A note about the video lectures in this lesson10m
Feedback10m
4 practice exercises
Practice quiz on Sets15m
Practice quiz on the Number Line, including Inequalities25m
Practice quiz on Simplification Rules and Sigma Notation20m
Graded quiz on Sets, Number Line, Inequalities, Simplification, and Sigma Notation35m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Functions and Graphs

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 72 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Cartesian Plane - Distance Formula10m
Cartesian Plane - Point-Slope Formula for Lines8m
Cartesian Plane: Slope-Intercept Formula for Lines7m
Functions - Mapping from Sets to Sets7m
Functions - Graphing in the Cartesian Plane11m
Functions - Increasing and Decreasing Functions10m
Functions - Composition and Inverse10m
3 readings
A note about the video lectures in this lesson3m
A note about the video lectures in this lesson3m
Feedback10m
3 practice exercises
Practice quiz on the Cartesian Plane15m
Practice quiz on Types of Functions20m
Graded quiz on Cartesian Plane and Types of Function40m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Measuring Rates of Change

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 66 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
Tangent Lines - The Derivative Function9m
Using Integer Exponents7m
Simplification Rules for Algebra using Exponents11m
How Logarithms and Exponents are Related12m
The Change of Base Formula4m
The Rate of Growth of Continuous Processes11m
3 readings
A note about the video lectures in this lesson10m
A note about the video lectures in this lesson3m
Feedback10m
3 practice exercises
Practice quiz onTangent Lines to Functions10m
Practice quiz on Exponents and Logarithms40m
Graded quiz on Tangent Lines to Functions, Exponents and Logarithms45m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Introduction to Probability Theory

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 66 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
Joint Probabilities6m
Permutations and Combinations12m
Using Factorial and “M choose N”6m
The Sum Rule, Conditional Probability, and the Product Rule8m
Bayes’ Theorem (Part 1)10m
Bayes’ Theorem (Part 2)5m
The Binomial Theorem and Bayes Theorem8m
4 readings
A note about the video lectures in this lesson3m
A note about the video lectures in this lesson3m
A note about the video lectures in this lesson3m
Feedback10m
4 practice exercises
Practice quiz on Probability Concepts25m
Practice quiz on Problem Solving25m
Practice quiz on Bayes Theorem and the Binomial Theorem25m
Probability (basic and Intermediate) Graded Quiz50m

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