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.

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## Data Science Math Skills

Duke University## About this Course

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- Bayes' Theorem
- Bayesian Probability
- Probability
- Probability Theory

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## Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

**18 minutes to complete**

### Welcome to Data Science Math Skills

**18 minutes to complete**

**4 hours to complete**

### Building Blocks for Problem Solving

**4 hours to complete**

**3 hours to complete**

### Functions and Graphs

**3 hours to complete**

**3 hours to complete**

### Measuring Rates of Change

**3 hours to complete**

**3 hours to complete**

### Introduction to Probability Theory

**3 hours to complete**

## Reviews

- 5 stars63.77%
- 4 stars28.03%
- 3 stars5.78%
- 2 stars1.59%
- 1 star0.81%

### TOP REVIEWS FROM DATA SCIENCE MATH SKILLS

This is a great course, many things are basic but I have learned those a long day ago. Some explanations are from different perspective than conventional. However, definitely a great course.

Good course. The probability portion is very challenging. Dr. Eggers is a tremendous instructor, but I did not feel adequately prepared for the some of the practical application in the quizzes.

I thought this course was a nice refresher on basic mathematical concepts and it introduced me to set theory and probability very well! I think I am better prepared for data science afterward!

Please include integration, algorithm analysis (big O, theta, omega), recursion and induction. Your course is helpful, thank you. If you add those things I've mentioned it would be absolute gold.

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