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Type
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Syntax
standardDeviation(numbersList)
Introduced
1.1
Environment
Desktop, Web and Server
Platform Support
MacOS,Mac OS X,Windows,Linux
Security
None required
Summary
Returns the standard deviation of a list of numbers.
Examples

standardDeviation(8,10,12) -- returns 2
put standardDeviation(studentScores) into field "Standard Deviation"

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Use the standardDeviation function to analyze the amount of spread in a list of numbers.

Parameters:

The numbersList is a comma-separated list of numbers, or an expression that evaluates to such a list, or an array containing only numbers.

Value:

The standardDeviation function returns a number.

Comments:

The standard deviation is a measure of how widely distributed the numbers in the numbersList are.

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