# AP Statistics Primer

Statistics is one of the most practical math courses that a high school student can take. Let AJ Tutoring’s summer AP Statistics primer build skills and confidence before it starts!

Locations: Online, Burlingame, Danville, Lafayette, Los Altos,  Los Gatos, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Carlos, San Jose, San Mateo, Saratoga, Woodside.

Cost: \$120/hr

Recommended hours: 9-12

Goals:

• Prepare students to succeed in their upcoming statistics courses
• Introduce the fundamental concepts and vocabulary necessary to AP Statistics
• Teach graphing calculator fluency, necessary to AP Statistics curriculum
• Instill an understanding of the relevance of statistics to real-world applications

## Course Description:

Statistical literacy is more important than ever in our data-driven world. This class is designed to get students ready to ace their upcoming AP Statistics course. It focuses on graphical displays of data, experimental design, regression analysis, probability, and a comprehensive preview of the first semester of AP Statistics.

We will also emphasize the real-world applications of statistics and interpretation of data at a manageable pace.

## AP Statistics Primer Topics:

We will select and teach the topics that will best match your student’s level and interest and build a personally tailored curriculum from these sample lessons.

#### Graphical displays of data

Box plots, histograms, (cumulative) frequency plots, summary statistics

#### Regression Analysis

Scatterplots, correlation, residual plots

#### Experimental Design

Sampling methods, bias, randomized controlled experiments (best practices), matched pairs

#### Probability

Fundamental concepts of probability, binomial distribution, probability density functions, cumulative distribution functions, normal distribution

#### Preview of Statistical Inference

Sampling distributions, confidence intervals, significance tests

## Make the Most of the Summer!

Students who stay actively engaged in the learning process during the summer perform better during the school year.

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