18.05 | Spring 2022 | Undergraduate

Introduction to Probability and Statistics

Classes: Reading and In-class Materials

Note to OCW Users: The online reading questions below are available on MIT’s Open Learning Library, which is free to use. You have the option to enroll to track your progress, or you can view and use the materials without enrolling. The MITx/18.05r content mentioned in this course site are linked to the Open Learning Library.

For the assigned readings below students were expected to complete prior to attending class sessions. Students also completed online multiple choice or numerical answer questions based on each week’s readings. Students received instant feedback and could make multiple attempts.

Some of the classes use R code and R studios. You can find these materials from R: Information, Tutorials, and Sample Code page.

All Probability Readings in One (PDF)   

All Statistics Readings in One (PDF)     

Unit 1: Probability

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Studio 1

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Unit 2: Statistics: Bayesian Inference      

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Unit 3 Statistics: Frequentist Inference: NHST       

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Unit 4 Statistics: Confidence Intervals; Regression       

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Course Info

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Spring 2022
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