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# Sample Statistics and Population Parameters

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Author: Ryan Backman
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This lesson will explain the distinction between sample statistics and population parameters, with a review of sampling distributions.

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Terms to Know
Population Mean

A mean for all values in the population. Denoted as .

Population Parameters

Summary values for the population. These are often unknown.

Sample Mean

A mean obtained from a sample of a given size.  Denoted as .

Sample Statistics

Summary values obtained from a sample.

Sampling Distribution

The distribution of all possible values a statistic could take from samples of a given size.

Formulas to Know
Mean of a Sampling Distribution of Sample Means

Standard Deviation of a Sampling Distribution of Sample Means