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:
Median Absolute Deviation (MAD): 4.0000