8 in the context of a distribution of estimates

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Unformatted text preview: es, each with nine acorns, are shown below. The values are shown in grams. Sample Mean Weights, n = 9 3.00 3.25 3.50 3.75 4.00 4.25 4.50 4.75 Grams Sample Mean Weights, n = 9 160 140 Frequency 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 Grams 5 In the dotplot of the sampling distribution, what does a dot represent? 6 How might you use the distribution of sample means to estimate the true mean mass of all individual acorns measured by the students? © 2011 THE CARNEGIE FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF TEACHING A PATHWAY THROUGH STATISTICS, VERSION 1.6, STATWAY™  ­ STUDENT HANDOUT STATWAY™ STUDENT HANDOUT | 6 Lesson 10.1.1 Sampling Distributions of Sample Means 7 What is your estimate of the mean mass of individual acorns? 8 In the context of a distribution of estimates, such as sample means, recall that any deviation from the population mean is an error. This is why we refer to the standard devi...
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