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AP Statistics

AP Statistics


September 5, 2024 - May 2, 2025

Dual Credit Eligible

Course Description

RECOMMENDED FOR: Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

COURSE LISTING: Mathematics (Dual Credit Eligible through Creighton University)


This course prepares students to take the Advanced Placement Statistics Exam administered by the AP Central College Board. It develops an intuitive, non-calculus-based understanding with an emphasis on doing statistics. Statistics makes sense of data. It consists of a set of tools that allow us to make inferences in the face of uncertainty. Statistical methods draw from the Gaussian (normal, bell shaped) distribution as well as the binomial and chi-square distributions. We learn about data description concepts, hypothesis testing, probability, discrete and random variables, several inferential techniques, regression, and how to plan and carry out a properly designed statistical analysis. This course requires weekly engagement but is primarily asynchronous which allows students to work around their school schedule. There is a synchronous meeting that will take place one evening per week that students are expected to attend. Meeting times to be determined at the beginning of the term.

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