skill PathFundamental Math for Data Science

Learn the mathematical framework necessary to pursue advanced technical data science work. In this Skill Path, you will learn the fundamental probability, statistics, linear algebra, and calculus skills.

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5 weeks


Probability, Descriptive Statistics, Linear Regression, Matrix Algebra, Calculus, Hypothesis Testing, and more...


Beginners welcome

For those who want to

  • Improve your ability to think through and solve more complex problems.
  • Build the mathematical foundation necessary to pursue technical work.
  • Better prepare for more advanced data science material.


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What will you be able to do?

Here are just a few things you’ll be able to do with this skill.

What will you be able to do?

Here are just a few things you’ll be able to do with this skill.


Learn the rules of probability to help you quantify uncertainty in a dataset.


Represent data science problems with matrix algebra.


Optimize data science problems using differential calculus.

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