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Standardizing Sets

Standardizing a set of observations means substracting the mean from each observation and dividing it by the standard deviation.

 

The mean is:

The standard deviation is:

The standarized values of each observation are then:

As an exercise, substitute Ybar and sd into the above equation.

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Primary Author: Nicholas M. Short, Sr. email: [email protected]
Dr. Jon W. Robinson ([email protected])

 

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