homoscedasticity

noun
ho·​mo·​sce·​das·​tic·​i·​ty | \ ˌhō-mō-si-ˌda-ˈsti-sə-tē How to pronounce homoscedasticity (audio) , ˌhä- \

Definition of homoscedasticity

: the property of having equal statistical variances

Other Words from homoscedasticity

homoscedastic \ ˌhō-​mō-​si-​ˈda-​stik How to pronounce homoscedastic (audio) , ˌhä-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of homoscedasticity

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for homoscedasticity

hom- + Greek skedastikos able to disperse, from skedannynai to disperse

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“Homoscedasticity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homoscedasticity. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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