# Thread: Whats the Spread?

1. ## Whats the Spread?

What is the spread for the following list of numbers?
2.5, 1.4, 1.8, 2.5, 3.1, 1.02, 3.05

spread = ?

2. Originally Posted by shelbylynn
What is the spread for the following list of numbers?
2.5, 1.4, 1.8, 2.5, 3.1, 1.02, 3.05

spread = ?
Hi shelbylynn,

The "spread" of a set of data is the same as the "range" of said data.

Therefore, the spread (range) is the highest value minus the lowest value.

Spread = 3.05 - 1.02