posted by tim on .
a sample of the personal files of eight male employees revealed that during a six month period they lost the following number of days due to illness 2, 0, 6, 3, 10, 4, 1, 2 calculate the standard deviation show your work
Find the mean first = sum of scores/number of scores
Subtract each of the scores from the mean and square each difference. Find the sum of these squares. Divide that by the number of scores to get variance.
Standard deviation = square root of variance
I'll let you do the calculations.