# Random Sample

• Jan 7th 2009, 01:09 AM
zorro
Random Sample
If $X_1,X_2,....... X_n$constitute a random sample from an infinite population with mean $\mu$ and variance $\sigma^2$, obtain $E[\bar x]$ and $Var(\bar x)$
• Jan 7th 2009, 06:45 AM
mr fantastic
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Originally Posted by zorro
If $X_1,X_2,....... X_n$constitute a random sample from an infinite population with mean $\mu$ and variance $\sigma^2$, obtain $E[\bar x]$ and $Var(\bar x)$

You don't make it clear whether or not a derivation is required. So I will just refer you to a website that has the standard results which are the answers to your questions: Sampling distribution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia