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Central Limit Theorem

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Definition(s):

  For a random sample of size n from a population with mean μand variance σ2, the distribution of the sample means is approximately normal with mean μ and variance σ2/n as the sample size increases.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-22 Rev. 1a

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