percentage standard deviation,
The value of the
relative standard deviation
, expressed in
. It can be calculated from the relative
by multiplying by 100. Comment: It is recommended that the '
' be reported, rather than the '
', in order to avoid confusion where results themselves are expressed as percentages. The term '
' in place of '
' is not recommended.
(Nomenclature for the presentation of results of chemical analysis (IUPAC Recommendations 1994))
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