# Sampling Distribution of Sample Mean

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A large number of simple random samples of size n = 85 are obtained from a large population of birth weights having a mean of 3420 g and a standard deviation of 495 g. The sample mean is calculated for each sample.

A) What is the approximate shape of the distribution of the sample means?

B) Determine the expected mean and the expected standard deviation of the sample means.

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