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  • Q:

    A standard deviation is calculated for a random sampling of 2000 HIV patients. If the sample pool had been 3000 patients, which of the following would be true?

     

    A

    The new standard deviation would be 1.5 times greater than the original standard deviation.

    B

    The new standard deviation would be 2/3 of the original standard deviation.

    C

    The new standard deviation would be less than the original standard deviation but it cannot be determined how much less.

    D

    We cannot determine which standard deviation will be larger or smaller.




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