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#### Approx. 21 hours to complete

Suggested: The course is comprised of 6 weeks of study, with 5-10 hours/week depending on mental stamina!...

#### English

Subtitles: English

### Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

## Dealing with Uncertainty and Complexity in a Chaotic World

8 videos (Total 68 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
1.1 The Monty Hall Problem9m
1.2 Decision Making Under Uncertainty10m
1.3 Uncertainty in the News9m
1.4 Simplicity vs. Complexity - The Need for Models10m
1.5 Safe to Assume? Beware, When Model Assumptions Go Wrong!9m
Week One Summary and Key Takeaways4m
1.1 The Monty Hall Problem10m
1.2 Decision Making Under Uncertainty10m
1.3 Uncertainty in the News10m
1.4 Simplicity vs. Complexity - The Need for Models10m
1.5 Safe to Assume? Beware, When Model Assumptions Go Wrong!10m
1 practice exercise
Week One Quiz20m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

## Quantifying Uncertainty With Probability

7 videos (Total 74 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
2.2 Simple Probability Distributions11m
2.3 Expectation of Random Variables13m
2.4 Bayesian Updating11m
2.5 Parameters9m
2.6 The Distribution Zoo11m
Week Two Summary and Key Takeaways4m
2.1 Probability Principles10m
2.2 Simple Probability Distributions10m
2.3 Expectation of Random Variables10m
2.4 Bayesian Updating10m
2.5 Parameters10m
2.6 The Distribution Zoo10m
1 practice exercise
Week Two Quiz20m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

## Describing The World The Statistical Way

7 videos (Total 78 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
3.2 Data Visualisation11m
3.3 Descriptive Statistics - Measures of Central Tendency13m
3.4 Descriptive Statistics - Measures of Spread10m
3.5 The Normal Distribution11m
3.6 Variance of Random Variables13m
Week Three Summary and Key Takeaways5m
3.2 Data Visualisation10m
3.3 Descriptive Statistics - Measures of Central Tendency10m
3.4 Descriptive Statistics - Measures of Spread10m
3.5 The Normal Distribution10m
3.6 Variance of Random Variables10m
1 practice exercise
Week Three Quiz
Week
4
2 hours to complete

## On Your Marks, Get Set, Infer!

7 videos (Total 78 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
4.2 Random Sampling11m
4.3 Further Random Sampling12m
4.4 Sampling Distributions11m
4.5 Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean11m
4.6 Confidence Intervals13m
Week Four Summary and Key Takeaways5m
4.1 Introduction to Sampling10m
4.2 Random Sampling10m
4.3 Further Random Sampling10m
4.4 Sampling Distributions10m
4.5 Sampling Distribution of the Sample Mean10m
4.6 Confidence Intervals10m
1 practice exercise
Week Four Quiz
4.5
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### Top reviews from Probability and Statistics: To p or not to p?

By ASNov 28th 2018

Hi,\n\nThe course taught about the basics and that's exactly what I was looking for. I learnt a lot, and so many things which I hear and read, became clearer and more meaningful. Thanks you!

By FTSep 16th 2018

Best course on the concepts of Probability and statistics , for the beginners. Dr.James Abdey provides lot of examples from the everyday life .

## Instructor

### Dr James Abdey

Assistant Professorial Lecturer, LSE
University of London