I just finished a Statistics M.S. at Stanford.  I’m actually surprised that I could have gone through high school and college without having taken statistics.  I would place statistics far before calculus in terms of importance for daily life.

Some of the good books I’ve come across are:

Classes with lecture notes or readings online:


2 thoughts on “Stats”

  1. I always thought the opposite: basic statistics is way more important for daily life compared to basic calculus. Interpreting statistics and numbers in the news, uncertainty and all that.

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