**Instructions:** Enter the sample data below and this calculator will provide step-by-step calculation of the Mean Squared Deviation, using the form below;

#### Mean Squared Deviation Calculator

More about the *Mean Squared Deviation* so you can better understand the results provided by this calculator. For a sample of data, the Mean Squared Deviation, which is computed as the average of squared deviations from the mean, corresponds to a measure of deviation associated to a dataset. Mathematically, we get that the Mean Squared Deviation is computed using the following formula:

A similar measure you would like to consider to complement the results obtained with the mean squared deviation is the mean absolute deviation.

If instead, you need a summary of all descriptive statistics for the given sample data, including measures of central tendency and deviation, please check our step-by-step descriptive statistics calculator:

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