For many students, exams questions on areas of Pure Mathematics will be most familiar. However, the applied topics provide a brilliant chance to increase the number of questions you can attempt come the big day. Here, you are invited to review the important concepts you will need to be able to employ to tackle STEP and other advanced mathematics examinationsÂ Statistics questions and read
through some hints and tips, before finally having a go at some exams questions yourself.

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### Statistics in exams: Discrete and Continuous Random Variables

What do you need to know about discrete and continuous random variables to tackle STEP and other advanced mathematics examinations Statistics?

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### Statistics in Exams: Hypothesis Testing

Here you'll read about how to use your knowledge of distributions to test hypotheses.

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Given a probability density function find the mean, median and mode of the distribution.

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### What's your mean?

Can you work out the means of these distributions using numerical
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### STEP Stats Questions with Hints

Selection of STEP Statistics questions with hints for students to undertake as part of the Statistics STEP Prep Module.

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### Prepare for university - pure mathematics

Helpful preparation for those intending to study a course involving pure mathematics at university.

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### Prepare for university - applied mathematics

Helpful preparation for university for those intending to study a
course involving applied mathematics at university.

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### NRICH and Olympiads

A useful entry point into the NRICH site for those students interested in Mathematical Olympiad problems or the Maths Challenges.