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General Statistics and Sample Size Applicability

1)If you have a population that has a small sample, but does not meet all of the criteria for the nonparametric test how can you tell what test to use?

2)How might one know if a samples follow a normal distribution?

Please explain each in roughly 100 words please

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Solution Summary

This solution of 429 words discusses the effect of size on a sample and population and looks at the differences between with the standard normal distribution and the student's t-distribution. It also explains the concept of degrees of freedom (df) and test statistic.