Descriptive and Inferential Statistics in R

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Coursera Project Network
In this Free Guided Project, you will:

summarize descriptive statistics in R

calculate correlations in R

perform hypothesis testing in R

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Clock1 hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 1-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to summarize descriptive statistics, calculate correlations and perform hypothesis testing in R Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


Descriptive and inferential statistics basics

Skills you will develop

StatisticsStatistical Hypothesis TestingR Programming

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Create a table summarizing descriptive statistics and simple visualizations

  2. Calculate correlations and plotting correlation matrices

  3. Perform independent and dependent t-tests

  4. Perform one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA)

  5. Create crosstabulations with chi-square, risk and odds ratio analysis

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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