There's no doubt about it, probability and statistics is an *enormous* field, encompassing topics from the familiar (like the average) to the complex (regression analysis, correlation coefficients and hypothesis testing to name but a few). If you want to be a great data scientist, you have to know some basic statistics. The following picture shows which statistics topics you **must know** if you're going to excel in data science.

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- Central Tendency
- Measures of Spread
- Percentiles
- Probability Distributions
- Sampling
- Dimensionality
- Bayesian Probability and Statistics
- Correlation
- Covariance

The 5 Basic Statistics Concepts Data Scientists Need to Know.

5 Useful Statistics Data Scientists Need to Know.

Basic Statistics Concepts Every Data Scientist Should know.

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