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Name: Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem
ID: m16958
Language: English (en)
Summary: Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem is part of the collection col10555 written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean. It covers how and when to use the Central Limit Theorem and has contributions from Roberta Bloom.
Subject: Mathematics and Statistics
Keywords: elementary, statistics
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu)
Copyright Holders: Maxfield Foundation (cnx@cnx.org)
Maintainers: Susan Dean (susanldean45@gmail.com), Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D. (illowskybarbara@deanza.edu), Connexions (cnx@cnx.org)

Latest version: 1.21 (history)
First publication date: Jun 6, 2008 3:06 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jun 5, 2012 9:10 am +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.21 Jun 5, 2012 9:10 am +0000 by Susan Dean
Changes:
Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Updated graphs, changed "average(s)" to "mean(s)", and did other minor editing.

Version: 1.20 Aug 16, 2011 10:06 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Updated glossary item "Central Limit Theorem."

Version: 1.19 Aug 15, 2011 8:32 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Updated glossary items "Exponential Distribution" and "Uniform Distribution."

Version: 1.18 Aug 11, 2011 10:33 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Updated glossary item "Mean."

Version: 1.17 Aug 11, 2011 6:36 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Updated glossary item "average."

Version: 1.16 Jun 22, 2011 11:56 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Replaced an example and made prominent The Law of Large Numbers.

Version: 1.15 Mar 8, 2010 2:48 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Made minor changes in the organization of the module.

Version: 1.14 Mar 7, 2010 6:45 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: For the normal approximation to the binomial, made Y the random variable: added P(X=175) to Example 3. 

Version: 1.13 Mar 7, 2010 1:29 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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 Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Added binomial calculator instructions.

Version: 1.12 Mar 7, 2010 10:49 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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 Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: Made minor edits.

Version: 1.11 Mar 6, 2010 7:28 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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 Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem:  Added normal approximation to the binomial.

Version: 1.10 Feb 24, 2009 8:51 am +0000 by Chuck Bearden
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Upgraded to CNXML 0.6, and changed U+02C9 macrons into U+00AF macrons.

Version: 1.9 Jan 25, 2009 12:35 am +0000 by Susan Dean
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Central Limit Theorem: Using the Central Limit Theorem: For consistency in Examples 1 and 2, numbered the questions; Made minor edits to Example 2.

Version: 1.8 Jan 7, 2009 2:44 pm +0000 by Susan Dean
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Example 2 was changed.  The problem now concerns "excess time used" and "average excess time used" for cell phones.

Version: 1.7 Oct 27, 2008 10:15 am +0000 by James Cooper
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roles updated

Version: 1.6 Jul 18, 2008 4:01 pm +0000 by Connexions
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removed draft note

Version: 1.5 Jul 14, 2008 5:02 pm +0000 by Raymond Wagner
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replaced old reference with a <cnxn> to m16808

Version: 1.4 Jul 14, 2008 3:33 pm +0000 by Connexions
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removed image width params from media tags

Version: 1.3 Jul 7, 2008 2:36 pm +0000 by Connexions
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post review updates

Version: 1.2 Jul 1, 2008 1:34 am +0000 by Jonathan Emmons
Changes:
Updated for consistency within collection

Version: 1.1 Jun 26, 2008 1:24 pm +0000 by Connexions
Changes:
Initial publication

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