**10 Must-Know Statistical Concepts for Data Scientists** - Apr 21, 2021.

Statistics is a building block of data science. If you are working or plan to work in this field, then you will encounter the fundamental concepts reviewed for you here. Certainly, there is much more to learn in statistics, but once you understand these basics, then you can steadily build your way up to advanced topics.

Tags: Bayes Theorem, Correlation, Normal Distribution, P-value, Sampling, Statistics, Variance

**Comprehensive Guide to the Normal Distribution** - Jan 18, 2021.

Drop in for some tips on how this fundamental statistics concept can improve your data science.

Tags: Distribution, Normal Distribution, Python, SciPy, Statistics

**Overview of data distributions** - Jun 10, 2020.

With so many types of data distributions to consider in data science, how do you choose the right one to model your data? This guide will overview the most important distributions you should be familiar with in your work.

Tags: Binomial, Distribution, Normal Distribution, Poisson Distribution, Probability, Statistics

**Looking Normal(ly Distributed)** - May 20, 2020.

This article investigates when some probability distributions look normal "enough" for a statistical test.

Tags: Data Visualization, Distribution, Normal Distribution, Probability, Statistics

**Probability Distributions in Data Science** - Feb 26, 2020.

Some machine learning models are designed to work best under some distribution assumptions. Therefore, knowing with which distributions we are working with can help us to identify which models are best to use.

Tags: Data Science, Distribution, Normal Distribution, Probability

**5 Probability Distributions Every Data Scientist Should Know** - Jul 4, 2019.

Having an understanding of probability distributions should be a priority for data scientists. Make sure you know what you should by reviewing this post on the subject.

Tags: Data Science, Data Scientist, Distribution, Normal Distribution, Probability

**Basic Statistics in Python: Probability** - Aug 21, 2018.

At the most basic level, probability seeks to answer the question, "What is the chance of an event happening?" To calculate the chance of an event happening, we also need to consider all the other events that can occur.

Tags: Normal Distribution, Probability, Python, Statistics

**What is Normal?** - Jul 31, 2018.

I saw an article recently that referred to the normal curve as the data scientist's best friend. We examine myths around the normal curve, including - is most data normally distributed?

Tags: Distribution, Normal Distribution, Sampling, Statistics, Statistics.com

**Explaining the 68-95-99.7 rule for a Normal Distribution** - Jul 19, 2018.

This post explains how those numbers were derived in the hope that they can be more interpretable for your future endeavors.

Tags: Data Analysis, Data Science, Normal Distribution, Python, Statistics