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Summary of the Fundamentals of Statistics and Probability test

This Fundamentals of Statistics and Probability test evaluates candidates’ understanding of core requirements for statistical data analysis. This test will help you identify candidates who can perform statistical analyses of your data.

Covered skills

  • Descriptive statistics

  • Random variables

  • Sampling techniques and estimation methods

  • Inferential statistics

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Data analysts, data scientists, business analysts, financial market analysts, machine learning engineers, software engineers, database administrators, and any other roles requiring a strong grasp of statistics and probability.


Role specific skills


10 min





About the Fundamentals of Statistics and Probability test

In today’s world, a plethora of data is floating around in virtually every business. Analyzing this data to glean meaningful insights can drive better business decisions and even lead to whole new market opportunities. Statistics and probability are at the core of data analysis, driving discoveries in science and helping businesses to make data-driven decisions. Regardless of your field or industry, hiring an expert with knowledge of statistics and probability will allow you to understand your subject more deeply and make predictions about the world.

This Fundamentals of Statistics and Probability test uses applied examples to test candidates’ knowledge in core areas of statistics such as descriptive statistics, random variables, sampling techniques, estimation methods, and inferential statistics.

Candidates who perform well on this Fundamentals of Statistics and Probability test have a strong grasp of statistical and probabilistic concepts, and they know how to apply these concepts to solve real-world problems in a variety of fields. This test will ensure that candidates have the skills to leverage your data to inform business decisions.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Amali F.

Amali is a content writer, editor, and tutor in the areas of business statistics, business mathematics, and finance. She holds an MBA from the Cardiff Metropolitan University of the UK, and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the UK. Amali has more than 10 years of work experience in the corporate finance field, and has worked as a Financial Analyst, Manager of Corporate Finance, and Head of Finance.

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