Probability and statistics emphasizes working with data and statistical thinking. The goal of this course is to give students an understanding of the main ideas of statistics and useful skills for working with data. Students study methods and unifying ideas of data analysis, random sampling and randomized comparative experiments, sampling distribution, and the language of probability. Students will be able to represent data using various graphing methods and calculations, as well as model real life situations with a linear equation. Students will be able to calculate probabilities and possibilities and calculate and interpret probabilities for data sets that are normally distributed.

PRE-REQUISITES: Algebra 2 recommended

ESTIMATED COMPLETION TIME: For both segments 16-18 weeks or approximately 65-75 hours

MAJOR TOPICS AND CONCEPTS 

Distributions

  • Bar Graphs and Pie Charts
  • Histograms
  • Understanding Histograms
  • Stem plots and Time Plots
  • Mean & Standard Deviation
  • Median and 5 Number Summary

Probability, Permutations, and Combinations

  • Introduction to Probability
  • Probability Distributions
  • Fundamental Counting Principle
  • Permutations
  • Combinations
  • Conditional Probability
  • Odds

Examining Relationships

  • Scatter Plots
  • Analyzing Scatter Plots
  • Correlation
  • Regression Lines
  • Residuals
  • Concerns of Regression Lines

Normal Probabilities

  • Z-Scores
  • Normal Calculations
  • Backward Normal Calculations
  • Central Limit Theorem
  • Confidence Intervals
  • Sample Size
  • Hypothesis Testing
  • Matched Pairs Design

LINKS TO FULL COURSE CURRICULUM MAPS

SEGMENT A/B