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The Power of Statistics

This course is part of Google Advanced Data Analytics Professional Certificate

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  • Explore and summarize a dataset

  • Use probability distributions to model data

  • Conduct a hypothesis test to identify insights about data

  • Perform statistical analyses using Python 

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There are 6 modules in this course

You’ll explore the role of statistics in data science and identify the difference between descriptive and inferential statistics. You’ll learn how descriptive statistics can help you quickly summarize a dataset and measure the center, spread, and relative position of data.

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12 videos6 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt3 ungraded labs1 plugin

You’ll learn the basic rules for calculating probability for single events. Next, you’ll discover how data professionals use methods such as Bayes’ theorem to describe more complex events. Finally, you’ll learn how probability distributions such as the binomial, Poisson, and normal distribution can help you better understand the structure of data.

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14 videos7 readings6 quizzes1 discussion prompt3 ungraded labs2 plugins

Data professionals use smaller samples of data to draw conclusions about large datasets. You’ll learn about the different methods they use to collect and analyze sample data and how they avoid sampling bias. You’ll also learn how sampling distributions can help you make accurate estimates.

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11 videos7 readings4 quizzes3 ungraded labs1 plugin

You’ll explore how data professionals use confidence intervals to describe the uncertainty of their estimates. You'll learn how to construct and interpret confidence intervals — and how to avoid some common misinterpretations.

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7 videos3 readings4 quizzes3 ungraded labs

Hypothesis testing helps data professionals determine if the results of a test or experiment are statistically significant or due to chance. You’ll learn about the basic steps for any hypothesis test and how hypothesis testing can help you draw meaningful conclusions about data.

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8 videos8 readings5 quizzes3 ungraded labs

In this end-of-course project, you’ll use statistical methods such as hypothesis testing to analyze a workplace scenario dataset.

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5 videos9 readings4 quizzes2 discussion prompts6 ungraded labs

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