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Statistics

The Statistics elements of both the AS-Level and A-Level in Mathematics consist of the following topic areas:
Statistical Sampling, Data Presentation & Interpretation, Probability, Statistical Distributions, Statistical Hypothesis Testing

  • Statistical Sampling
  • Data Presentation & Interpretation
  • Probability
  • Statistical Distributions
  • Statistical Hypothesis Testing


AS Level Maths

Statistical Sampling in AS-Level Maths:

 


A Level Maths

Statistical Sampling in A-Level Maths:

The above topics will be studied in more detail and the following additional topics will be covered:

  • (no additional content)


AS Level Maths

Data Presentation & Interpretation in AS-Level Maths:

 

  • histograms, frequency polygons, box plots, cumulative frequency diagrams, skewness
  • correlation & regression
  • measure of central tendency and variation, linear interpolation, coding
  • outliers & missing data

A Level Maths

Data Presentation & Interpretation in A-Level Maths:

The above topics will be studied in more detail and the following additional topics will be covered:

  • (no additional content)


AS Level Maths

Probability in AS-Level Maths:

 

  • mutual exclusivity, independence, tree diagrams, venn diagrams

A Level Maths

Probability in A-Level Maths:

The above topics will be studied in more detail and the following additional topics will be covered:

  • conditional probability, two-way tables


AS Level Maths

Statistical Distributions in AS-Level Maths:

 

  • discrete probability distributions including uniform and binomial

A Level Maths

Statistical Distributions in A-Level Maths:

The above topics will be studied in more detail and the following additional topics will be covered:

  • the normal distribution and approximations using a binomial distribution
  • selecting appropriate distributions


AS Level Maths

Statistical Hypothesis Testing in AS-Level Maths:

 

  • understand and use the terms null & alternate hypotheses, significance level, 1 & 2 tail testing, critical values & regions, p-values, etc.
  • conduct and interpret hypothesis tests for the proportion in a binomial distribution

A Level Maths

Statistical Hypothesis Testing in A-Level Maths:

The above topics will be studied in more detail and the following additional topics will be covered:

  • conduct and interpret hypothesis test for the mean of a normal distribution with a known variance