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Week Three Discussion-Computation MethodsMany statistics and statistical tests can be computed by hand and by using statistical software orprograms like Microsoft® Excel®.Watch the LinkedIn Learning video, “Understanding Standard Deviation,” available via the access link inthe Wk 3 Learning Activities folder. As you watch, note the equation for computing standard deviationand the method for using Microsoft® Excel® to compute the standard deviation of a sample.Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:-What are the potential benefits and challenges of choosing to compute standard deviation by hand?-What are the potential benefits and challenges of choosing to compute standard deviation usingMicrosoft® Excel®?-Why might you choose one approach over the other?-What would you prefer? Why?Standard deviation is a statistic that measures the dispersion or variation of a dataset relative to it's
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Spring
Professor
kimberly Shockey
Tags
Statistics, Standard Deviation, potential benefits

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