Probability and Statistics

Course Description:

In this course, you will represent and interpret data using dot plots, histograms, box plots, two-way frequency tables, and scatter plots. You will study normal distributions and distinguish between correlation and causation. You will also determine the conditional probability of two events or whether the events are independent. Using counting techniques and the rules of probability, you will calculate probabilities and use the results to make educated and fair decisions. You will evaluate several data collection techniques and statistical models, including simulations. The course closes with information on how you can use probability models to represent situations arising in everyday life that involve both payoff and risk.

Course Details:

Course Title (District): Probability and Statistics
Course Title (NCES SCED) : Probability and Statistics
Course Provider : Parchment School District
Content Provided By : My Virtual Academy
Online Instructor Provided By : Parchment School District
Standards Addressed : Michigan Merit Curriculum, Common Core State Standards
Academic Terms : Accelerated, Open Entry / Open Exit, Semester, Trimester
Subject Area : Mathematics
Course Identifier : Probability and Statistics
Course Level : High School (Secondary)
Available Credit : 0.5
Sequence : 1 of 1

How To Enroll:

Enrollment Website :
Email : [email protected]
Phone : 800-297-2119

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Additional Course Information:

Additional Cost: $0.0

Additional Cost Description: None

By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following: Summarize, represent, and interpret data on a single count or measurement variable. Summarize, represent, and interpret data on two categorical and quantitative variables. Interpret linear models. Understand independence and conditional probability and use them to interpret data. Use the rules of probability to compute probabilities of compound events in a uniform probability model. Use probability to evaluate outcomes of decisions. Understand and evaluate random processes underlying statistical experiments. Make inferences and justify conclusions from sample surveys, experiments, and observational studies. Calculate expected values and use them to solve problems.
Unit 1: Representing and Interpreting Data
Unit 2: Relating Data Sets
Unit 3: Independent and Conditional Probability
Unit 4: Applying Probability
Unit 5: Making Inferences and Conclusions
Unit 6: Using Probability to Make Decisions
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In order to be successful in our program, it is important for the student to remain in constant communication with the online instructor. The online instructor will be communicating with the student 1-2 times per week. Communication between the student and online instructor will be phone, email, texting, and/or discussion boards. Online instructors provide families with their weekly office hours and My Virtual Academy is open Monday – Thursday from 8 AM – 8 PM, Friday from 8 AM – 4 PM and Saturday from 8AM – 2 PM with staff available to answer questions/concerns. Messages received after hours will be returned the next school day. Parents/Guardians/Students will have access to the curriculum and gradebook 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
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