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Topic: Chebyshev Inequality for Sample Variance
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Luis A. Rodriguez

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Re: Chebyshev Inequality for Sample Variance
Posted: Oct 1, 2010 12:15 PM
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On Sep 24, 9:42 am, Cagdas Ozgenc <cagdas.ozg...@gmail.com> wrote:

> How do you adjust Chebyshev Inequality for Sample Variance when
> Population Variance is not known?

That's impossible because Chebyshev Inequality is an arithmetic
theorem applied to Probability based in the sample variance.
Chebyshev Theorem:
"Given any set of of numbers with Standard deviation s, the fraction
that deviates more than k.s from the mean is always less than 1/k^2

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