M119L05-page6 - = x ± N Sample Mean This is denoted by...

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(Lesson 5: Measures of Center; 3-2) 3.06 Notations for Means The notation we use depends on whether we’re dealing with a population data set or a sample data set. Population (Size N ) ± Sample (Size n ) Population Mean This is denoted by the Greek letter mu, μ . We typically use Greek letters to denote population parameters
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Unformatted text preview: . = x ± N Sample Mean This is denoted by x-bar, x . We typically use Roman / English letters to denote sample statistics . x = x ± n Many calculators have an x button that allows you to compute the mean of inputed data....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course MATH 119 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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