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6: Sampling Distribution

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    • 6.1: The Sampling Distribution of Means
      This phenomenon of the sampling distribution of the mean taking on a bell shape even though the population distribution is not bell-shaped happens in general.  The importance of the Central Limit Theorem is that it allows us to make probability statements about the sample mean, specifically in relation to its value in comparison to the population mean, as we will see in the examples
    • 6.2: The Sampling Distribution for Proportions
      Often sampling is done in order to estimate the proportion of a population that has a specific characteristic.


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