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Topic: Simulation for the standard deviation
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 Ray Koopman Posts: 3,383 Registered: 12/7/04
Re: Simulation for the standard deviation
Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:13 AM

On Feb 24, 5:08 pm, Cristiano <cristi...@NSgmail.com> wrote:
>
> I randomly pick 3 numbers in U(0,1) and I get, for example, sd= .1234,
> but we know that the expected sd is .288675. How good .1234 is? Is there
> any way to calculate a p-value which says how good is .1234?

What other information is available about the sample besides its n and
sd? Its mean, range, min, max, ... ?

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