Understanding statistics is essential to understand research in the social and behavioral sciences. In this course you will learn the basics of statistics; not just how to calculate them, but also how to evaluate them. This course will also prepare you for the next course in the specialization - the course Inferential Statistics.

This course is part of the Methods and Statistics in Social Sciences Specialization

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- Statistics
- Confidence Interval
- Statistical Hypothesis Testing
- R Programming

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## Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

**2 hours to complete**

### Before we get started...

**2 hours to complete**

**5 hours to complete**

### Exploring Data

**5 hours to complete**

**3 hours to complete**

### Correlation and Regression

**3 hours to complete**

**3 hours to complete**

### Probability

**3 hours to complete**

**3 hours to complete**

### Probability Distributions

**3 hours to complete**

## Reviews

- 5 stars74.15%
- 4 stars19.15%
- 3 stars4.26%
- 2 stars1.01%
- 1 star1.41%

### TOP REVIEWS FROM BASIC STATISTICS

Brilliant material and the professors are amazing! I thoroughly enjoyed the course and would rate it 100% easy to understand , difficult concepts explained clearly, lots of exercises

great course with good videos and examples. Very good course for learning the basic statistics. Unfortunately the week 3 is the most misunderstanding module, nevertheless very good and understanding

It is not possible to revise the course by reading transcripts only. One has to go through all the videos. Otherwise, it is a very good course and explained in a very simple and easy manner.

great introduction to statistics with no prior knowledge required. Although in parts has been challenging, for me is the right degree of difficulty to push an individual to learning.

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