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Bayes' TheoremNormal DistributionProbabilityConditional Probability

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Beginner Level
Approx. 30 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

7 hours to complete

Probability

7 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 63 min), 1 reading, 7 quizzes
7 videos
Introduction5m
Definition and Rules12m
A First Look at Statistical Independence10m
Subjective Probabilities9m
Empirical Probabilities: Benford's Law11m
Exercise7m
1 reading
Script: Part 12h
7 practice exercises
Introductory Quiz30m
1.130m
1.230m
1.330m
1.430m
1.530m
1.630m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Conditional Probability

6 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 54 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
6 videos
Definition7m
Multiplication Rules10m
Probability Tables9m
Bayes Rule10m
Exercise6m
1 reading
Script: Part 22h
6 practice exercises
2.130m
2.230m
2.330m
2.430m
2.530m
2.630m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Application

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 80 min)
6 videos
The Monty Hall Problem11m
Structuring Risks: Part 113m
Structuring Risks: Part 28m
The Prosecutor's Fallacy15m
The Sad Story of Sally Clark16m
6 practice exercises
3.130m
3.230m
3.3.130m
3.3.230m
3.430m
3.530m
Week
4

Week 4

7 hours to complete

Discrete Random Variables

7 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 80 min), 1 reading, 8 quizzes
8 videos
Expected Value12m
Measures of Dispersion8m
Application: Financial Model5m
Binomial Distribution17m
Application: Airline Overbooking11m
Exercise 16m
Exercise 25m
1 reading
Script: Part 42h
8 practice exercises
4.130m
4.230m
4.330m
4.430m
4.530m
4.630m
4.730m
4.830m

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