Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
I would recommend this to students who want a challenge in math and love to explain how they got an answer to a math problem.
Course highlights:
Learning how to manipulate and interpret statistical data rather than stressing over memorizing formulas and calculations.
Hours per week:
3-5 hours
Advice for students:
Be ready for 30 minutes or more of homework time per night and always explain how you got your answers. Most importantly read the assigned homework pages and take multiple notes.
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
This course teaches in depth about statistics and how to interpret data. It holds information that can be useful outside the classroom.
Course highlights:
The course focused on things like how to predict future events based off of previous occurrences. Things like this can be useful in real life, as probability is involved in everyday events.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
Make sure you use the textbook and take notes. There is a lot of information that the course covers, and taking notes will help you be able to keep up.
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Course Overview:
I liked AP Statistics because it was a course that was quite simple to understand when you follow the curriculum. The test was understandable even though it combined many different topics learned months apart. Plus it taught me a lot about statistical reliability.
Course highlights:
My favorite topics were when we learned how to analyze alphas and the meaning of the various p values. It taught me how to create a proper study and how to analyze studies for accuracy.
Hours per week:
6-8 hours
Advice for students:
The core to doing well in statistics is being able to understand the way the calculator works and being able to know what steps the calculator is doing. By being able to know the rough values and the step the calculator takes, you can be able to ensure that you have the right answer. Additionally, you need to be able to connect the units together in order to be able to do well.