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Median Absolute Deviation Calculator

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The median absolute deviation, often abbreviated MAD, measures the spread of observations in a dataset. It is calculated as:

MAD = median(|xi – xm|)


  • xi: The ith value in the dataset
  • xm: The median value in the dataset

This calculator finds the median absolute deviation for a given dataset.

Simply enter the list of the comma-separated values for the dataset, then click the “Calculate” button:

Dataset values:

Median Absolute Deviation (MAD): 4.0000

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