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A sample of the personnel 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, and 2.

Caluculate the mean deviation.

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  1. First, calculate the mean (average) number days lost. The deviation, for any observation, is the difference between the observed value and the mean.

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