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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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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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