# Standardized moment

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In probability theory and statistics, the *k*th
**standardized moment** of a probability distribution is μ_{k}/σ^{k}, where μ_{k} is the *k*th moment about the mean and σ is the standard deviation.

The third and fourth standardized moments are used to define skewness and kurtosis.de:Moment (Statistik)su:Standardized moment