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Probability and Chance in Mathematics


Probability and Chance in Mathematics

Probability and Chance in Mathematics

Improve your knowledge of probability, chance and the analysis of data.


Students: 1,370
Course Description

This free online course introduces you to the mathematics of probability, chance and the analysis of data. The course begins by introducing data collection and analysis, graphs and frequency distribution.
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The course examines chance in the context of gambling, odds and probability. The course is of interest to anybody who needs to analyse mathematical data and is particularly valuable to students studying for exams.
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to compare and calculate the mean, mode and median. You will know the meaning of the inter-quartile range.
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You will be able to effectively interpret the nominal, discrete and continuous data of frequency tables and graphs. You will be aware of different types of graphs. This course will help you to understand probability in contexts such as rolling a dice and tossing a coin.
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Module Title
Summarising data
Frequency and graphs
Graphs of all kinds
Introduction to probability
Odds and probability
Probability and relative frequency
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Course Title Probability and Chance in Mathematics
Course # 180
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 85
Content Origin Australian School Curriculum
Course Description  This free online course introduces you to the mathematics of probability, chance and the analysis of data. The course begins by introducing data collection and analysis, graphs and frequency distribution. The course examines chance in the context of gambling, odds and probability. The course is of interest to anybody who needs to analyse mathematical data and is particularly valuable to students studying for exams.
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Release Date 26 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 3-4 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only Low
Animation Low
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
Merchandise Availability Yes
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  • Jeremy Kowal Canada Take notes. More to retain than you would think. 2014-11-21 16:11:10
  • Noel Ishmael Guyana Course Module: Frequency and graphs
    Course Topic: Frequency tables with discrete data
    Comment: This course is very compact, clear and enjoyable...thank you Alison 2012-05-20 02:05:28
  • ALISON Support Team Ireland Course Module: Summarising data
    Course Topic: Mode
    Comment: Courses » Schools Curriculum » Probability and Chance in Mathematics » Summarising data » Mode 2012-03-13 08:03:25
  • Jerald Costa United States of America This is supposed to educate you! I find typos and errors all over your course's. How are you supposed to learn anything, if you the teacher, are wrong? 2011-11-01 01:11:30
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