# Statistics and R

Lastly, we begin studying Statistics and R. This module takes an estimated 1 hour to complete.

## What is Statistics?

Statistics is the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data.

## Why Should I Study Statistics?

The field of Bioinformatics is comprised of many quantitative and biological scientists working together to effectively process data and extract the treasure trove of information it contains. Statisticians, with their deep understanding of variability and uncertainty quantification, play a key role in these efforts.

## What Are the Learning Outcomes of This Week?

By the end of this week, you should:

Know the basics statistics and R

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