1. Means

True/False:

(1) The mean of a random sample equals the population mean.

(2) The mean of a random sample equals the mean of the sampling distribution.

I think both are true?

2. Originally Posted by WartonMorton
True/False:

(1) The mean of a random sample equals the population mean.

(2) The mean of a random sample equals the mean of the sampling distribution.

I think both are true?
Only one of them is true. We rarely know what the population mean is, so (1) can't be true.