# What is the variance of the following data? round your answer to two decimal places.82, 44, 67, 52, 120

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baxthum8 | Certified Educator

The variance is the average of the squared differences from the mean.

Find the mean.

`(82+44+67+52+120)/5`

` `The mean is: `73`

Therefore to find the variance:

`((82-73)^2 + (44-73)^2 + (67-73)^2 + (52-73)^2 + (120-73)^2)/5`

**Therefore the variance is**: `721.6`