The distribution of sample standard deviations

John S. Croucher*

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The distribution of the means of large samples drawn from populations is well known. Little, if any, mention is ever made of the distribution of the standard deviations of these samples. This paper examines this aspect and derives relevant formulae.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-127
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1988


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