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Statistics · SCIENCE · Chemistry
ga diall caighdeánach coibhneasta REFERENCE Faomhadh an téarma seo mar chuid de Thionscadal Lex
en relative standard deviation | RSD
DEFINITION the absolute value of the coefficient of variation ( IATE:1594321 ) REFERENCE Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relative_standard_deviation [8.12.2009]
COMMENT It is a measure of a statistical estimate's reliability obtained by dividing the standard error by the estimate; then multiplied by 100 to be expressed as a percent.<BR>In analytical chemistry is widely used for comparing the uncertainty between different measurements of varying absolute magnitude. It can be calculated with the formula: s<sub>r</sub> = s/x ̄<BR>
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