# Summary Tables

## Tutorial: Understanding the Tradewell Summary Tables

This **2-minute** video guides you through how to read historical probabilities and key statistics generated by backtest simulations.

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## Summary Table Definitions

### Mean

The arithmetic average return on all trading signals derived from your strategy, expressed as a percentage.

### Median

The middle return value of all trading signals derived from your strategy, expressed as a percentage.

### Min

The smallest return value from of all trading signals derived from your strategy, expressed as a percentage.

### Max

The largest return value all trading signals derived from your strategy, expressed as a percentage.

### Std Dev

A measure of volatility or risk, expressed as percentage. The larger the return standard deviation, the larger the variations you can expect to see in returns.

### Win Rate

The total number of profitable trades divided by the total number of all trades, expressed as a percentage.

## Summary Table Insight Definitions

### Highest Win Rate

The highest win rate appearing across time frames in the profitability table.

### Lowest Win Rate

The lowest win rate appearing across time frames in the profitability table.

### Max Run Up

The maximum observed gain, from a trough to a peak, of a trading strategy, before a new trough is attained.

### Max Drawdown

The maximum observed loss, from a peak to a trough, of a trading strategy, before a new peak is attained.

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