# Estimation Procedures Handled

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Why are proportions handled differently than means in estimating procedures?

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First consider the similarity between means and proportions. Estimation procedures depend on the probability distribution of the estimators. The estimator of the population proportion is the sample proportion and the estimator of the population mean is the sample mean. For large samples, both the sample proportion and the population proportion are ...

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The solution determines why proportions handled differently than means in estimating produces.

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