Statistics and probability; frequency distribution, frequency polygons and histograms; introduction to probability; basic axioms; conditional probability, Bayes theorem, mutual independence; introduction to random variables; probability distribution, Bernoulli trials, the binomial distribution and the Poisson distribution; probability density and mass functions of a continuous random variable; expectation and variance; the exponential and normal distributions; distributions of sample means; point estimates; confidence intervals; statistical inference - tests of significance; linear regression.