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    Smile derivation for standard deviation

    How to derive the formula for standard deviation? Thank you.
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    Re: derivation for standard deviation

    Start from the definition of "standard deviation". What is that?
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    Re: derivation for standard deviation

    the Deviation of given data from the mean or average. Am I correct?
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