Asked Jan 25, 2020

Mean Absolute Deviation Is the mean absolute deviation of a sample a good statistic for estimating the mean absolute deviation of the population? Why or why not?


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If the statistic targets the corresponding population then the statistic is said to be a good for estimating the population parameter.

The ‘sample mean absolute deviation’ do not target the ‘population mean absolute deviation&rs...

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