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standard deviation in Statistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstandard deviationˌstandard deviˈation noun [countable]  technicalHMS a number in statistics that shows by how much members of a mathematical set can be different from the average set
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standard deviationMean and standard deviation of normally distributed results are shown; otherwise median and range are given.The distribution remains normal but the standard deviation decreases as the square root of n, the sample size.The standard deviation of the estimate of, B is calculated as follows: therefore, the standard deviation is:.