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 Post subject: Statistics - deviation from meanPosted: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 06:02:10 UTC
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The first four deviations from the mean in a sample of n=5 times were 0.3, 0.9, 1.0, and 1.3. What is the fifth deviation from the mean? Give a sample for which these are the five deviations from the mean.

Is the fifth deviation -3.5?
how do you find the sample?

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 Post subject: Posted: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 13:21:25 UTC
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The sum of the deviations is zero. Pick a sample mean and add it to each deviation.

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