1 00:00:00,000 --> 00:00:09,608 [MUSIC] 2 00:00:09,608 --> 00:00:14,411 Hi, my name is Megan and I'm a teacher here at Treehouse. 3 00:00:14,411 --> 00:00:17,696 My pronouns are she, her, hers. 4 00:00:17,696 --> 00:00:22,070 In this course, I will refresh your knowledge of some necessary 5 00:00:22,070 --> 00:00:25,553 math skills that you will need to be a data analyst. 6 00:00:25,553 --> 00:00:27,539 A little stressed already? 7 00:00:27,539 --> 00:00:31,791 Don't worry, I highly encourage you to use a calculator or 8 00:00:31,791 --> 00:00:35,629 your computer to do the calculations in this course. 9 00:00:35,629 --> 00:00:40,257 Performing calculations is one of the primary uses of computers and 10 00:00:40,257 --> 00:00:42,540 they are terrific at doing that. 11 00:00:42,540 --> 00:00:46,889 We'll also take a look at how to perform these using Python. 12 00:00:46,889 --> 00:00:51,141 We're going to look at how to calculate the minimum, 13 00:00:51,141 --> 00:00:55,117 maximum, median, mean, and mode of datasets. 14 00:00:55,117 --> 00:00:59,718 These might be used to calculate things like the average age of people 15 00:00:59,718 --> 00:01:04,258 at a convention or the most common favorite food listed on a survey. 16 00:01:04,258 --> 00:01:09,694 We're also going to do a review of percentages and the order of operations. 17 00:01:09,694 --> 00:01:13,769 In this course, we'll do the calculations manually first, and 18 00:01:13,769 --> 00:01:16,742 then using Python to produce the same results. 19 00:01:16,742 --> 00:01:17,800 Let's dive in.