coefficient of variation

variants: or coefficient of variability

Definition of coefficient of variation

: the ratio of the measure of variability, usually the standard deviation, to an average, usually the arithmetical mean, about which the variation occurs

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“Coefficient of variation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coefficient%20of%20variation. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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