# What is the standard deviation of 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5?

##### 1 Answer

May 14, 2017

#### Explanation:

There are two ways to solve this, the graphing calculator way or the long way:

Graphing calculator way:

Plug the numbers into

Long way:

Find the mean by adding all the values together and dividing by the number of elements there are:

Take all the values and subtract the mean from them. Then square all the values:

Find the mean of these values:

Square root this: