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Explain why the formula for sample variance divides SS by n – 1 instead of dividing by n.

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To explain: Why the formula for sample variance divides SS by n1 instead of dividing by n.

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The necessary correction is that the resulting values will tend to underestimate the population variance. Dividing by a smaller number produces a larger result and makes an accurate and unbiased estimator of population variance...

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