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StandardDeviation

FilledSmallSquare StandardDeviation[list] gives the standard deviation of the elements in list.

FilledSmallSquare StandardDeviation[list] is equivalent to Sqrt[Variance[list]].

FilledSmallSquare StandardDeviation handles both numerical and symbolic data.

FilledSmallSquare StandardDeviation[, , ... , , , ... , ... ] gives StandardDeviation[, , ... ], StandardDeviation[, , ... ].

FilledSmallSquare StandardDeviation works with SparseArray objects.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 1.6.7, Section 3.2.14 and Section 3.8.1.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Variance, Mean, Quantile.

FilledSmallSquare Related packages: Statistics`DescriptiveStatistics`, Statistics`MultiDescriptiveStatistics`.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 5.0.

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