How to learn statistics from scratch

Oscar Nieves
5 min readJul 22, 2021

And understand it properly.

Statistics is a huge field of study. Most people only come across some statistics in school, and perhaps at university. Unless you have done a dedicated degree in data science, mathematics/statistics, quantitative finance or actuarial science; chances are you probably know very little. In fact, so little that you don’t know how to make use of the knowledge you have, which…

Oscar Nieves

I write stories about applied math, physics and engineering.