StatisticsCh8 - Maximum Error of the Estimate The maximum...

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Stats: Estimation Definitions Confidence Interval An interval estimate with a specific level of confidence Confidence Level The percent of the time the true mean will lie in the interval estimate given. Consistent Estimator An estimator which gets closer to the value of the parameter as the sample size increases. Degrees of Freedom The number of data values which are allowed to vary once a statistic has been determined. Estimator A sample statistic which is used to estimate a population parameter. It must be unbiased, consistent, and relatively efficient. Interval Estimate A range of values used to estimate a parameter.
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Unformatted text preview: Maximum Error of the Estimate The maximum difference between the point estimate and the actual parameter. The Maximum Error of the Estimate is 0.5 the width of the confidence interval for means and proportions. Point Estimate A single value used to estimate a parameter. Relatively Efficient Estimator The estimator for a parameter with the smallest variance. T distribution A distribution used when the population variance is unknown. Unbiased Estimator An estimator whose expected value is the mean of the parameter being estimated....
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