Course Description

In this course, students will explore the fascinating world of combinatorics and probability. Through a combination of lectures, readings, and interactive activities, participants will develop a strong understanding of the fundamental principles and techniques of these two interconnected fields. Led by the prestigious University of California San Diego, this course is designed for beginners with a strong interest in mathematics, probability, and statistics. No prior knowledge is required, making it accessible to anyone with a curious mind and a desire to learn. Throughout the course, students will learn how to approach and solve problems using a variety of combinatorial and probabilistic methods. They will also gain a deeper understanding of general statistics, problem-solving strategies, and critical thinking skills. By the end of the course, students will have a solid foundation in combinatorics and probability, as well as the ability to apply these concepts to real-world situations. They will also have developed their computational thinking skills and gained experience in using Python programming for data analysis. With a rating of