# Probability and Statistics III: A Gentle Introduction to Statistics

This course provides an introduction to basic statistical concepts. We begin by walking through a library of probability distributions – including the normal distribution, which in turn leads to the Central Limit Theorem. We then discuss elementary descriptive statistics and estimation methods.

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## Frequently asked questions

***What if I don’t remember much basic probability and statistics?**

**Answer:** You can take the companion courses, “A Gentle Introduction to Probability” and “Random Variables – Great Expectations to Bell Curves”, which will get you up to speed in a jiff!

***Will there be much programming?**

**Answer:** A little, but you’ll be handle that in Excel or Matlab or whatever your favorite programming application is. We also go over a couple of R demos, but those will be self-contained