Journal on Standard Deviation

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The attached journal is done before introducing the concept and procedure of finding standard deviation. Students are asked to do their own research and describe what they standard deviation means. The ideas are shared in class the next day.

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Name __________________________ What is Standard Deviation Anyway? Go online tonight and find a website that explains the basic concept of standard deviation. Write a paragraph describing what standard deviation really means and why it is used (as opposed to only using mean, median, or mode). Provide examples of scenarios where standard deviation is important and what it tells us. You may also use sketches to illustrate your response. Include the URL and staple print out of website to this sheet. Website Address ______________________________________

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