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Once you have the mean you can find the variance as follows. Take each possible value, subtract the mean and square the result. For your example that gives you
Now take the three numbers in the line above, multiply each by the probability of obtaining the respective outcome and add the results much as you did to find the mean. This gives the variance. I hope this helps,  


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