What is the difference between sampling distribution and sample distribution?

Can't get my head around it, and they both sound a lot like each other too

Re: What is the difference between sampling distribution and sample distribution?

You could refer to this post: ViSta: The Visual Statistics System

What I learn from the post are:

1. **Sample Distribution** derives from calculation/statistics using the original sample values. See Section 4 in the post.

2. from the figure of Sample Distribution, you first **speculate/determine which type of distribution it follows** by observing the shape of the figure/curve;

3. say it nearly follows normal distribution, then you use the original sample values to derive mean and standard deviation, two **key parameters to model the density function** of normal distribution;

4. **Sampling Distribution** is then the distribution you just modeled in step 3. See Section 13 in the post.