# SC 1.02 Basic Descriptive Analysis

#### Statistics Level 1

**If you have to run any analysis of a set of data, you usually start with some descriptive statistics.** There are, for example, several different ways you can explore the central tendency of a data set, and there are also different ways you can look at how to spread out your data is. This class will teach you the basics of how to do this with a data set in Excel. Whether you need to do this for your own research project, or you just want to understand what others have done, to understand someone else’s published data set, this class will be very useful for you.

##### Learning Outcomes

- Be able to visualize and undBe able to perform basic descriptive analysis in Excel.