# standard deviation

# What is **standard deviation**?

standard deviation meaning The standard deviation is how much a set of data is different from the curve it should make when plotted on a graph. Or, the square root of the average of the squares of deviations about the mean of a set of data. Standard deviation is a statistical measure of spread or variability.

reference: USGS – Earthquake Glossary

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