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07-15-2012
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Skewed distribution

The post-surgery times to relapse of a sample of 500 patients with a particular disease is a skewed distribution. The sampling distribution of the sample mean relapse time:

(a) will be approximately normally distributed.
(b) will be skewed
(c) No general statement can be made

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(a) will be approximately normally distributed.
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07-16-2012
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 Originally Posted by Novobiocin The post-surgery times to relapse of a sample of 500 patients with a particular disease is a skewed distribution. The sampling distribution of the sample mean relapse time: (a) will be approximately normally distributed. (b) will be skewed (c) No general statement can be made
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