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An Application of the Dominated Convergence Theorem to Mathematical Statistics

by L. R. Bragg (Oakland University) and Jerrold W. Grossman (Oakland University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
January, 1983

Subject classification(s): Permutations | Combinatorics | Discrete Mathematics
Applicable Course(s): 6.1 Probability & Statistics

The authors give a "simple, conceptual" proof of the fact that the t-distribution converges to the standard normal. The proof is accessible to undergraduates.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Probability | Continuous Distributions, Other
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