What is measure of variation Mean

What is measure of variation mean
Johnphilip
Asked Aug 29, 2013
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Definition of Measure of Variation
Measure of variation is a measure that describes how spread out or scattered a set of data. It is also known as measures of dispersion or measures of spread.
Examples of Measure of Variation
There are three measures of variation:
The range, the variance, and the standard deviation.

Solved Example on Measure of Variation
The heights in cm of ten students are: 157, 152, 165, 151, 160, 156, 155, 162, 158, 163. Find the range of the data.
Choices:
A. 10
B. 13
C. 15
D. 14
Correct Answer: D
Solution:
Step 1: Maximum height = 165.
Step 2: Minimum height = 151.
Step 3: Range = 165 - 151 = 14. [Range = maximum height - minimum height.]
Related Terms for Measure of Variation
Measures of Spread
Measures of Dispersion
Data
Range
Variance
Standard Deviation
Bibliography: (Words typed are from this website) http://www.icoachmath.com/math_dictionary/Measure_of_Variation.html

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okcool
Answered Aug 29, 2013
Edited Aug 29, 2013

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