average deviation


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average deviation

[′av·rij ‚dē·vē′ā·shən]
(mathematics)
In statistics, the average or arithmetic mean of the deviation, taken without regard to sign, from some fixed value, usually the arithmetic mean of the data. Abbreviated AD. Also known as mean deviation.
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