Statistics Fundamentals

Take a visual tour of the most important ideas in statistics and data analysis.

Dataset Basics

Practice Dataset Basics

The Mean

Practice The Mean

Relationships in Data

Practice Relationships in Data

Working with Data Capstone


Practice Histograms

Standard Deviation

Practice Standard Deviation

The Median

Practice The Median

Box and Whisker Plots

Practice Box and Whisker Plots

Course description

We live in a data-driven world, so having the skills to analyze large amounts of data is more important now than ever. This course helps you build your skillset by focusing on the most common ways to visualize and interpret datasets. By the end, you'll know what bar charts, histograms, line graphs, dot plots, box and whisker plots, scatter plots, means, and standard deviations are and how to use them.

Topics covered

  • Data tables
  • Bar charts
  • Line graphs
  • Dot plots
  • The mean
  • Scatter plots
  • Linear regression
  • Best-fit curves
  • Histograms
  • Standard deviation
  • The median
  • Quartiles
  • Box and whisker plots

Prerequisites and next steps

Percentages, fractions, and decimals.