Statistics and Probability


This chapter summarizes foundational concepts in probability and statistics, including univariate data, analyzing and visualizing larger data sets, scatterplots and trend lines, two-way tables, and basic concepts of probability.

What you can expect to learn

After completing these activities you should be able to

1. Calculate measures of central tendency and variability for univariate data.
2. Analyze univariate data by using a variety of graphs and tables.
3. Model the relationship in bivariate data by using scatterplots, trend lines, and two-way tables.
4. Find the probability of simple and compound events.

Activity List