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# Statistics and Probability (Metric)

## Class Details

**Tom
Baker**

Learn, or revise, basic stats, probability, hypothesis testing, estimation, regression and correlation.

## Units

### Probability

The idea of probability; tree diagrams; mutual exclusion and independence.

Using tree diagrams to calculate probabilities of combined events.

The cases \(P(A\cap B)=0\) and \(P(A\cap B)=P(A)\,P(B)\).

### Descriptive Statistics

Histograms; averages and measures of dispersion for ungrouped and grouped data.

### Probability Distributions

Discrete distributions (including Binomial, Poisson); continuous distributions (including Normal).

### Hypothesis Testing

Null and alternative hypotheses; selecting a test; performing and interpreting a test.

### Estimation

Estimators, standard error and confidence intervals.

### Regression and Correlation

Fitting a curve to data, and measuring the correlation of two quantities.