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 Name: Central Limit Theorem: Introduction ID: m16953 Language: English (en) Summary: This module provides a brief introduction to the Central Limit Theorem. Keywords: elementary, statistics License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0 Authors: Copyright Holders: Maintainers: Latest version: 1.17 (history) First publication date: Jun 6, 2008 3:00 pm -0500 Last revision to module: Jun 5, 2012 6:56 am -0500

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## Version History

 Version: 1.17 Jun 5, 2012 6:56 am -0500 by Changes: `Central Limit Theorem: Introduction: Minor edit.` Version: 1.16 Jun 5, 2012 6:07 am -0500 by Changes: `Central Limit Theorem: Introduction: Changed most occurrences of "average(s)" to "mean(s)". ` Version: 1.15 Jun 3, 2012 11:18 am -0500 by Changes: `Central Limit Theorem: Introduction: Changed "Objectives" to "Outcomes."` Version: 1.14 Aug 11, 2011 6:43 pm -0500 by Changes: `Central Limit Theorem: Introduction: Updated glossary item "average."` Version: 1.13 Mar 9, 2010 8:00 am -0600 by Changes: `Central Limit Theorem: Introduction: Added the words "sampling distribution."` Version: 1.12 Feb 24, 2009 8:44 am -0600 by Changes: `Changed U+02C9 macrons into U+00AF macrons.` Version: 1.11 Feb 7, 2009 8:48 am -0600 by Changes: `Central Limit Theorem: Introduction: Clarified language in the glossary items.` Version: 1.10 Jan 24, 2009 7:12 pm -0600 by Changes: `Central Limit Theorem: Introduction: Added to the phrase, "The size of the sample, n," the phrase "that is required in order to be to be 'large enough'"; Added the heading "Optional Collaborative Classroom Activity" to the activity that begins with, "Do the following example." ` Version: 1.9 Jan 7, 2009 4:38 pm -0600 by Changes: `Changed Glossary: Changed variance notation for Averages and Sums to Standard Deviation notation.` Version: 1.8 Oct 27, 2008 9:59 am -0500 by Changes: `roles updated` Version: 1.7 Oct 1, 2008 3:53 am -0500 by Changes: `Added link to video lecture` Version: 1.6 Jul 18, 2008 4:58 pm -0500 by Changes: `removed draft note` Version: 1.5 Jul 14, 2008 4:45 pm -0500 by Changes: `fixed typos` Version: 1.4 Jul 14, 2008 2:48 pm -0500 by Changes: `Image review` Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 2:31 pm -0500 by Changes: `post review updates` Version: 1.2 Jun 30, 2008 11:38 pm -0500 by Changes: `Updated for consistency within collection` Version: 1.1 Jun 26, 2008 1:14 pm -0500 by Changes: `Initial publication`

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