Figure 1. That's because the sample mean is normally distributed with mean \(\mu\) and variance \(\frac{\sigma^2}{n}\). ... Student showed that the pdf of T is: But, oh, that's the moment-generating function of a chi-square random variable with \(n-1\) degrees of freedom. Now, recall that if we square a standard normal random variable, we get a chi-square random variable with 1 degree of freedom. �FV>2 u�����/�_$\�B�Cv�< 5]�s.,4�&�y�Ux~xw-bEDCĻH����G��KwF�G�E�GME{E�EK�X,Y��F�Z� �={$vr����K���� 4 0 obj Now, let's substitute in what we know about the moment-generating function of \(W\) and of \(Z^2\). For samples from large populations, the FPC is approximately one, and it can be ignored in these cases. Now, the second term of \(W\), on the right side of the equals sign, that is: is a chi-square(1) random variable. This is generally true... a degree of freedom is lost for each parameter estimated in certain chi-square random variables. And therefore the moment-generating function of \(Z^2\) is: for \(t<\frac{1}{2}\). endobj stream << /Length 5 0 R /Filter /FlateDecode >> population (as long as it has a finite mean µ and variance σ5) the distribution of X will approach N(µ, σ5/N) as the sample size N approaches infinity. S6��
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