[R] Standard Deviation in R

arun smartpink111 at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 8 09:17:45 CEST 2014

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It is my understanding that the R function SD finds the standard deviation of a random variable or a list. Please consider the following list: { 1, 2, 3 }. I claim that the standard deviation of this list is not 1. However, the following R statement returns 1:
         sd ( seq(1:3) )
What am I missing?

I thank the group in advance for their responses.


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