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Asked Nov 4, 2019
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When I'm trying to infer the population mean from a small sample, why do I have to rely on the t-statistic rather than z-statistics?  Thanks.

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The assumptions for the z-statics is appropriate as given below:

  • The samples are randomly selected from the population.
  • Population follows ...

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