# Introduction

The following is a brief introduction about the topics to be covered in this course.
### Exploring Data: Distributions

How to summarize a large amount of data using graphics and numbers
calculator with statistics functions
### Exploring Data: Relationships

How to display and evaluate relationships among data/variables
### Data for Decisions

How to collect data for decisions
### Probability: The Mathematics of Chance

How to evaluate chance or likelihood
### Social Choice: The Impossible Dream

How to arrive a decision in a group
### Information Science

How to use various types of code
### Savings Models

How to understand various savings models
### The Economics of Resources

How to plan on resources