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Find the sample standard deviation of the dataset
$x = 50$, $51$, $46$, $55$, $49$, $42$, $42$, $58$, $46$, $48$.
Find the sample mean. Hint: The sample mean is given by the formula $\bar{x} = \dfrac{\sum x}{n}$.
$\bar{x} = \dfrac{\class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{A1}}\hspace{54px}}~}}{\class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{A2}}\hspace{54px}}~}} = \class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{AR}}\hspace{54px}}~}$ $\bar{x} = \dfrac{487}{10} = \dfrac{487}{10}$
Complete the table.
$x$$x - \bar{x}$$(x - \bar{x})^2$
$50$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r0c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r0c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$51$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r1c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r1c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$46$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r2c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r2c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$55$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r3c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r3c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$49$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r4c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r4c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$42$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r5c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r5c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$42$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r6c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r6c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$58$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r7c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r7c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$46$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r8c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r8c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$48$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r9c0}}\hspace{54px}}~}$$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{r9c1}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$\class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{BR}}\hspace{80px}}~}$
$x$$x - \bar{x}$$(x - \bar{x})^2$
$50$$\dfrac{13}{10}$$\dfrac{169}{100}$
$51$$\dfrac{23}{10}$$\dfrac{529}{100}$
$46$$-\dfrac{27}{10}$$\dfrac{729}{100}$
$55$$\dfrac{63}{10}$$\dfrac{3969}{100}$
$49$$\dfrac{3}{10}$$\dfrac{9}{100}$
$42$$-\dfrac{67}{10}$$\dfrac{4489}{100}$
$42$$-\dfrac{67}{10}$$\dfrac{4489}{100}$
$58$$\dfrac{93}{10}$$\dfrac{8649}{100}$
$46$$-\dfrac{27}{10}$$\dfrac{729}{100}$
$48$$-\dfrac{7}{10}$$\dfrac{49}{100}$
$\dfrac{2381}{10}$
Find the sample variance. Hint: The sample variance is given by the formula $s^2 = \dfrac{\sum (x - \bar{x})^2}{n-1}$.
$s^2 = \dfrac{\class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{C1}}\hspace{80px}}~}}{\class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{C2}}\hspace{80px}}~}} = \class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{CR}}\hspace{100px}}~}$ $s^2 = \dfrac{\dfrac{2381}{10}}{9} = \dfrac{2381}{90}$
Therefore, Hint: The standard deviation is the square root of the variance.
$s = \sqrt{\class{inputBox step4}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{D1}}\hspace{100px}}~}} = \class{inputBox step4}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{DR}}\hspace{100px}}~}$ $s = \sqrt{\dfrac{2381}{90}} = 5.14349643$