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10.12: Introduction to Distribution of Sample Means

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  • What you’ll learn to do: Describe the sampling distribution of sample means.

    In this section we will recognize when to use a hypothesis test or a confidence interval to draw a conclusion about a population mean. We then will describe the sampling distribution of sample means and draw conclusions about a population mean from a simulation. This has many applications in the world for analyzing heights of basketball players to teachers salaries.

    Distribution of 20000 sample means for first marriage.

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