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The applets in this section of Statistical Java allow you to see how the Central Limit Theorem works. The main page gives the characteristics of five non-normal distributions (Bernoulli, Poisson, Exponential, U-shaped, and Uniform). Users then select one of the distributions and change the sample size to see how the distribution of the sample mean approaches normality. Users can also change the number of samples. To select between the different applets you can click on Statistical Theory, the Central Limit Theorem and then the Main Page. At the bottom of this page you can make your applet selection. This page was formerly located at
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Date Of Record Creation 2004-03-16 14:23:00
Date Last Modified 2009-10-27 14:14:00
Date Of Record Release 2004-07-27 21:47:00
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Date Issued 2000
Resource Type
Typical Learning Time Various
Author Name S. Dorai-Raj, C. Anderson-Cook, T. Robinson
Author Organization Virginia Tech Department of Statistics
Technical Requirements Java-capable browser
Source Code Available On
Material Type
Statistical Topic
Intended User Role
Math Level

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