(1/2 course)

In this course, students will learn how to organize, summarize, graph, and analyze data using spreadsheet software. Topics will include types of variables, descriptive statistics, formatting and filtering data, and regression analysis. A fundamental focus will be developing the ability to organize and analyze a data set in an effort to uncover significant patterns and relationships. Interpretation of key results and consideration of their implications will deepen students’ understanding of the role data analysis can play in the decision-making process.