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
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.