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What statistical measures are used for describing dispersion?

What statistical measures are used for describing dispersion in data? How do they differ from one another?

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What statistical measures are used for describing dispersion in data? How do they differ from one another?

Statistical measures used for describing dispersion in data are range, quartiles variance, and standard deviation. The degree to which numerical data tend to spread about an average value is called the dispersion or variation of the data.

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Range is the difference between the highest and lowest scores in a distribution. It is affected by the ...

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Solution discusses the Dispersion Data Measures

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