# Variation facts for kids

**Variation** or **Variations** may refer to:

- Variation (astronomy), any perturbation of the mean motion or orbit of a planet or satellite, particularly of the moon
- Genetic variation, the difference in DNA among individuals or the differences between populations
- Human genetic variation, genetic differences in and among populations of humans

- Magnetic variation, difference between magnetic north and true north, measured as an angle
*p*-variation in mathematical analysis, a family of seminorms of functions- Coefficient of variation in probability theory and statistics, a standardized measure of dispersion of a probability distribution or frequency distribution
- Total variation in mathematical analysis, a way of quantifying the change in a function over a subset of or a measure space
- Calculus of variations in mathematical analysis, a method of finding maxima and minima of functionals

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