## The Meaning of the

Standard Error of the Mean

## What this equation is essentially saying is that as the number of samples increase, the deviation between the sample means decreases.

## While attempting to absorb all of this information, two questions should spring to mind:

- How large a sample do we need to be able to apply this formula?

- And are these formulae applicable to fairly small populations, such as our UCLA population for example?

The Finite Population Correction Factor

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