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The high and low prices, or high and low bids and offers, recorded during a specified time.

Price Range

The high and low prices between which a security trades over a given period of time. The size of the price range is an indicator of volatility, with a large price range showing a great deal of volatility and a low range showing the opposite. A price range is also called simply a range.


The high and low prices reached by a security within a given period. A large range in relation to a security price tends to indicate greater price volatility, making the security a better candidate for trading purposes but not necessarily for investment purposes. Also called price range.


A division of land in the public land survey system.Each range line is approximately 6 miles apart and is identified according to its distance east or west from the principal meridian for the area. Range 1 West is in the column immediately west of the principal meridian for the area. See public land survey system.

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20) The interquartile range of long-run TFP growth rates was too wide and volatile, so we opted not to show it in figure 5.
This indicator retained its level of importance and gained in consensus throughout the three rounds, with round three concluding with a perfect consensus as a result of an interquartile range of 0.
Table 1 contains estimation results for both specifications, using the logarithm of the interquartile range and the Gini log-odds ratio as the dependent variable.
Desired Result Formula Mean = AVERAGE(A1:A10) Standard Deviation = STDEV(A1:A10) Cutoff RTs < 200 ms = IF(A1 < 200, "FAST", A1) Cutoff RTs > 2500 ms = IF(A1 > 2500, "SLOW", A1) Cutoff RTs > 3 standard = IF (A1 > (STDEV(A1:A10)*3), deviations "SLOW",A1) Speed (1/RT) = 1/A1 Log (base 10) = LOG10(A1) Median = MEDIAN(A1:A10) Interquartile range Do not use Excel
Figure 1 shows both the interquartile range (the line connecting the age at 25th and 75th percentiles) and the median (the dot in each vertical line) for school completion and start of regular work.
In addition, the median and interquartile ranges were calculated for the number of days on which the services met the afternoon tea checklist criteria.
Table 5 The Proportion of Resources Allocated by Evaluation Offices to Program Evaluations (in percent) Evaluation Offices (N= 28) Proportion of Budget Allocated to Program Evaluations Range 0-80 Median 39 Interquartile range 2-50 Proportion of Budget Allocated to Management Reviews Range 20-80 Median 38 Interquartile range 25-50 Proportion of Budget Allocated to Tracing Flow of Resources in Programs Range 0-50 Median 24 Interquartile Range 10-30
The interquartile range (showing values at the 25th and 75th percentiles) spanned 11.
In addition, the median time to any recanalization tended to be faster in the Cohort I patients (30 min, interquartile range 6) compared to 60 minutes (interquartile range 5) in control patients.
Interquartile range for all groups are given in the Table.