- CFA Exams
- CFA Level I Exam
- Topic 1. Quantitative Methods
- Learning Module 2. Organizing, Visualizing, and Describing Data
- Subject 8. Measures of Dispersion

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**CFA Practice Question**

Dispersion is ______.

B. the variability around the central tendency and it addresses risk

C. the average of the squared deviations around the mean

A. an unbiased estimator of the population variance

B. the variability around the central tendency and it addresses risk

C. the average of the squared deviations around the mean

Correct Answer: B

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**User Contributed Comments**
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poomie83 |
A is the sample variance (N-1) C is the std deviation (sq of variance) |

Konstantis |
Think C is the variance |