Mean Absolute Deviation | Data And Statistics | 6th Grade | Khan Academy


MAD (mean absolute deviation) helps you get a sense of how “spread out” a data set is. Learn how to compute MAD in this video.

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  1. This didn’t help me at all I have been searching YouTube for a while and I am getting tired of this I even had my mom explain it I am getting frustrated!😔

  2. I was sick and missed a couple of leassons and my test is tomorrow! But this really helped! Thank you!

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