Standard Deviation

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The Standard Deviation is the square root of the arithmetic mean of the squares of the deviations from the arithmetic mean.


In other words:

1.Average the numbers in a distribution
2.Subtract the number from the average
3.Square the differences
4.Average all the results
5.The standard deviation is the average (mean) of numbers calculated in step 4

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