# Chapter 7 Sampling distribution

## Definition 7.1 (Statistic)

- A statistic is a function of the observations in a sample and known constants. The distribution of a statistic is called the sampling distribution of the statistic.

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- A statistic is a function of the observations in a sample and known constants. The distribution of a statistic is called the sampling distribution of the statistic.