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The Standard Deviation :: Standard Deviation Quiz
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If you have the variance, how do you get the standard deviation?
Subtract the mean
Take the square root
Divide it by the sample size
Take the reciprocal
Square it
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May 8, 2009  JQ wrote:
On the questions at the end, when you ask us to calculate the standard deviation, you don't specify whether it is sample or population. If I am just given a small set of numbers, rather than told I have a sample drawn from a larger population, shouldn't I assume that that set is the complete set, and therefore use population SD?