# standard_deviation-n; 1 Senses

### Sense Number 1: a measurement of the statistical dispersion of a set of values, mathematically it's the square root of the variance

Commentary: STANDARD_DEVIATION[+quantity][+calculation][+measurement][+of_dispersion][+statistical][+square_root][+of_variance]

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His IQ is two standard deviations from the mean.

Calculate the standard deviation for the following set of experimental results.

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WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1