# Math Help - State what is wrong in each of the following scenarios?

1. ## State what is wrong in each of the following scenarios?

a. A sampling distribution describes the distribution of some characteristic in a population.
b. A statistic will have a large amount of bias whenever it has high variability.
c. The variability of a statistic based on a small sample from a population will be the same as the variability of a large sample from the same population.

2. ## Re: State what is wrong in each of the following scenarios?

Originally Posted by metelskiy
a. A sampling distribution describes the distribution of some characteristic in a population.
b. A statistic will have a large amount of bias whenever it has high variability.
c. The variability of a statistic based on a small sample from a population will be the same as the variability of a large sample from the same population.