AP Statistics

Pre-Requisites: Algebra II
Credits: 1.0
Estimated Completion Time: 2 segments/32-36 weeks


Advanced Placement Statistics will introduce students to exploring data, sampling and experimentation by planning and conducting studies, anticipating patterns using probability and simulation, and employing statistical inference in order to analyze data and draw conclusions.

Major Topics and Concepts

  • SEGMENT 1Module 1: Exploring Data
    • Classifying Variables
    • Describing Data
    • Displaying Data
    • Measuring Position
    • Normal Distribution
  • Module 2: Exploring Relationships
    • Scatterplots and Correlation
    • Least-Squares Regression
    • Transformations
  • Module 3: Collecting Data
    • Sampling and Surveys
    • Experiments
    • Correlation Versus Causation
  • Module 4: Probability and Random Variables
    • Randomness and Simulations
    • Probability
    • Random Variables
    • Binomial Random Variables
    • Geometric Random Variables
  • SEGMENT 2Module 5: Sampling Distributions and Confidence Intervals
    • Sampling Distributions and Proportions
    • Sample Means
    • Confidence Intervals for Proportions
    • Confidence Intervals for Means
  • Module 6: Proportions
    • Hypothesis Testing—One Proportion
    • Errors, Power, and Significance
    • Confidence Intervals—Two Proportions
    • Hypothesis Testing—Two Proportions
  • Module 7: Means and Slope
    • Hypothesis Testing—One-Sample Mean
    • Comparing Two Means
    • Matched Pairs
    • Linear Regression and Interval for Slope
  • Module 8: Chi-Square and Summary
    • Chi-Square Goodness-of-Fit Test
    • Chi-Square Tests of Inference
    • Exploring Data and Sampling and Experimentation Review
    • Anticipating Patterns and Statistical Inference Review

Grading Policy

To measure learning, students complete self-checks, practice lessons, multiple choice questions, simulated AP exams, projects, discussion-based assessments, and discussions. Students must take the Advanced Placement exam to receive Advanced Placement credit.

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