Definition of 'variance'
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The usual measure of this spread is the standard deviation or variance. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The standard statistical measures of spread are variance and standard deviation. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)This idealistic concept is at variance with reality. Understanding Cancer (1987)Our first step was to take a player's performance and measure the variance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)One is the average or "expected" return; the other is the variance or standard deviation. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)It involves no skill, a high variance of returns and a negative expected value: you can expect not to recoup the cost of the ticket. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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