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Hacking statistics or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Calculus and Love Stats Exercises (Part-6)

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Statistics are often taught in school by and for people who like Mathematics. As a consequence, in those class emphasis is put on leaning equations, solving calculus problems and creating mathematics models instead of building an intuition for probabilistic problems. But, if you read this, you know a bit of R programming and have access to a computer that is really good at computing stuff! So let’s learn how we can tackle useful statistic problems by writing simple R query and how to think in probabilistic terms. In previous set, we’ve seen how to compute probability based on certain density distributions, how to simulate situations to compute their probability and use that knowledge make decisions in obvious situation. But what is a probability? Is there a more scientific way to make those decisions? What is the P-value xkcd keep talking…
Original Post: Hacking statistics or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying About Calculus and Love Stats Exercises (Part-6)