# Additional Examples.Topic 5.SampDist1 - STAT 211 Hatfield -...

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STAT 211 – Hatfield - Additional discussion of sampling distributions Chapter 5, Page 1 of 10 The basic premise over this discussion (which I gave over the past few years) is that if you have an underlying distribution and you make random samples from it that you develop a distribution of resulting statistics. As the size of your sample increases, the variance of your sampling distribution decreases……so a good rule of thumb; if you want to lower your variance, increase your sample size.

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## This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course GEOG 305 taught by Professor Prout during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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