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Microsoft

Essential Math for Data Analysis using Excel Online

Microsoft via edX

Overview

Starting with the absolute basics of math and data, this course builds up your analyst skills while removing the mathematical hurdles and barriers that often come with beginning to learn how to analyze data. This course is intended for anyone with the desire to do data analysis and who would like to learn the math behind it all in a simplified way, as well as for anyone who would like a thorough refresher on the essentials.

Learn how to handle different data types, understand mathematical notation, become proficient in handling data sets and summary statistics, and even get a sneak peek into how to be effective at making stctistical inferences and predictions, all told in a way to maximize your understanding—so that afterward, you can be well on your way toward analyzing data in any field or discipline.

Syllabus

Module 1: Introduction to Data and Variables

Module 2: Summarizing Data with Distributions and Graphs

Module 3: Summary Statistics

Module 4: Business Statistics

Module 5: Introduction to Inferential Math and Forecasting

Taught by

Ben Olsen, Tom Carpenter and Trevor Barnes

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