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Quadratic Mean
The quadratic mean is referred to as root mean square (RMS) in electrical engineering and is used to calculate the effective value of and alternating current or voltage: Due to the averaging of the squares of the observations x_{i} the quadratic mean may not become negative and must not be seen as a "mean" at all  the quadratic mean is in fact a measure of the energy content of a signal.


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