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Unformatted text preview: the nine acorns in your random sample. The mass is presented in grams. 2 Calculate the mean mass for your sample of nine acorns. 3 Ten random samples of 9 acorns were collected, and the mean mass of each sample was calculated. These ten means are plotted below. Add your sample mean to the dotplot. Dot Plot Measures from Sample size n=9 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 sample_mean_weig ht_gms 4.5 5.0 4 As time permits, repeat the process of randomly selecting nine acorns several times. Calculate the mean mass for the sample, and plot the sample mean on the distribution above. Write the value of each new sample mean below. © 2011 THE CARNEGIE FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING A PATHWAY THROUGH STATISTICS, VERSION 1.6, STATWAY™  ­ STUDENT HANDOUT STATWAY™ STUDENT HANDOUT | 5 Lesson 10.1.1 Sampling Distributions of Sample Means A dotplot and histogram of the mean masses created from 500 random sampl...
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