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Unformatted text preview: skewed to the left, with a mean of $9879.09 and a standard deviation of $6558.40. There were 12145 patients, with a mean of $9879.09. 2. The sample size is 24, with a mean of $12919.10, which is consistent with other samples. 3. The histogram is slightly skewed to the left, with a mean of about 9500 and a standard deviation of 1500. 4. The histogram is now skewed toward the right, with a new mean of 10000 and a new standard deviation of 500. 5. The histogram is more symmetrical, with a mean of about 10000 and a lower standard deviation, about 200. 6. As sample size increases, the shape of the distribution becomes more symmetrical and less skewed. The mean becomes more accurate and more reflective of the true mean, and the standard deviation decreases as more values smooth out the distribution....
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 Spring '08
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 Math, Statistics, Standard Deviation, 5%, $6558.40, $9879.09, $12919.10

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