Hi,

"Suppose that two populations have equal population variances but have different sizes: . Compare the variances of the sample means for a sample of size . Is it easier to approximate the mean of a smaller population?"

Where do I even begin? :(

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- Jan 30th 2013, 09:35 PMSC313Comparing Variances of the Sample Means
Hi,

"Suppose that two populations have equal population variances but have different sizes: . Compare the variances of the sample means for a sample of size . Is it easier to approximate the mean of a smaller population?"

Where do I even begin? :( - Jan 31st 2013, 12:12 AMchiroRe: Comparing Variances of the Sample Means
Hey SC313.

What do the N's refer to? (Are you dealing with finite populations as opposed to infinite ones)? - Jan 31st 2013, 05:59 AMSC313Re: Comparing Variances of the Sample Means
- Jan 31st 2013, 01:57 PMchiroRe: Comparing Variances of the Sample Means
Take a look at this:

http://www.et.bs.ehu.es/~etptupaf/nu...n/muestreo.pdf