Mathematics in Data Science

Explore the bedrock of data science

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Mathematics is mother discipline of statistics and data science. And while computers are able to do the calculations for you, a sound understanding of important mathematical principles can make your data science work more efficient and more useable. The course introduces basic topics like algebra, calculus, and probability in ways that help practicing data scientists and managers.

  • Introductory level
  • 10 streaming video tutorials
  • 52 minutes of instruction
  • Downloadable keypoints PDFs (available soon)
  • Downloadable workbook PDFs (available soon)
  • Created by Barton Poulson, PhD


This course is available for purchase as an individual course or as part of the discounted course bundle Foundations of Data Science.

What's included?

10 Videos
Barton Poulson
Barton Poulson

About the instructor

Bart is the founder of and an advocate for data science and data literacy. He has taught people to work with data for over twenty years as a university professor, online instructor, consultant, collaborator, and author. Bart lives with his family in Salt Lake City.

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Mathematics in Data Science

Brief and clear. An excellent review which provide superior context on what do do and why.

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