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 Function Description Returns the average of the absolute deviations of data points from their mean Returns the average of its arguments Returns the average of its arguments, including numbers, text, and logical values Returns the average (arithmetic mean) of all the cells in a range that meet a given criteria Returns the average (arithmetic mean) of all cells that meet multiple criteria BETA.DIST function Returns the beta cumulative distribution function BETA.INV function Returns the inverse of the cumulative distribution function for a specified beta distribution BINOM.DIST function Returns the individual term binomial distribution probability BINOM.DIST.RANGE function Returns the probability of a trial result using a binomial distribution BINOM.INV function Returns the smallest value for which the cumulative binomial distribution is less than or equal to a criterion value CHISQ.DIST function Returns the cumulative beta probability density function CHISQ.DIST.RT function Returns the one-tailed probability of the chi-squared distribution CHISQ.INV function Returns the cumulative beta probability density function CHISQ.INV.RT function Returns the inverse of the one-tailed probability of the chi-squared distribution CHISQ.TEST function Returns the test for independence CONFIDENCE.NORM function Returns the confidence interval for a population mean CONFIDENCE.T function Returns the confidence interval for a population mean, using a Student's t distribution Returns the correlation coefficient between two data sets Counts how many numbers are in the list of arguments Counts how many values are in the list of arguments Counts the number of blank cells within a range Counts the number of cells within a range that meet the given criteria Counts the number of cells within a range that meet multiple criteria COVARIANCE.P function Returns covariance, the average of the products of paired deviations COVARIANCE.S function Returns the sample covariance, the average of the products deviations for each data point pair in two data sets Returns the sum of squares of deviations EXPON.DIST function Returns the exponential distribution F.DIST function Returns the F probability distribution F.DIST.RT function Returns the F probability distribution F.INV function Returns the inverse of the F probability distribution F.INV.RT function Returns the inverse of the F probability distribution F.TEST function Returns the result of an F-test Returns the Fisher transformation Returns the inverse of the Fisher transformation Returns a value along a linear trend Note: In Excel 2016, this function is replaced with FORECAST.LINEAR as part of the new Forecasting functions, but it's still available for compatibility with earlier versions. FORECAST.ETS function Returns a future value based on existing (historical) values by using the AAA version of the Exponential Smoothing (ETS) algorithm FORECAST.ETS.CONFINT function Returns a confidence interval for the forecast value at the specified target date FORECAST.ETS.SEASONALITY function Returns the length of the repetitive pattern Excel detects for the specified time series FORECAST.ETS.STAT function Returns a statistical value as a result of time series forecasting FORECAST.LINEAR function Returns a future value based on existing values Returns a frequency distribution as a vertical array GAMMA function Returns the gamma function value GAMMA.DIST function Returns the gamma distribution GAMMA.INV function Returns the inverse of the gamma cumulative distribution Returns the natural logarithm of the gamma function, Γ(x) GAMMALN.PRECISE function Returns the natural logarithm of the gamma function, Γ(x) GAUSS function Returns 0.5 less than the standard normal cumulative distribution Returns the geometric mean Returns values along an exponential trend Returns the harmonic mean Returns the hypergeometric distribution Returns the intercept of the linear regression line Returns the kurtosis of a data set Returns the k-th largest value in a data set Returns the parameters of a linear trend Returns the parameters of an exponential trend LOGNORM.DIST function Returns the cumulative lognormal distribution LOGNORM.INV function Returns the inverse of the lognormal cumulative distribution Returns the maximum value in a list of arguments Returns the maximum value in a list of arguments, including numbers, text, and logical values MAXIFS function Returns the maximum value among cells specified by a given set of conditions or criteria Returns the median of the given numbers Returns the minimum value in a list of arguments MINIFS function Returns the minimum value among cells specified by a given set of conditions or criteria. Returns the smallest value in a list of arguments, including numbers, text, and logical values MODE.MULT function Returns a vertical array of the most frequently occurring, or repetitive values in an array or range of data MODE.SNGL function Returns the most common value in a data set NEGBINOM.DIST function Returns the negative binomial distribution NORM.DIST function Returns the normal cumulative distribution NORM.INV function Returns the inverse of the normal cumulative distribution NORM.S.DIST function Returns the standard normal cumulative distribution NORM.S.INV function Returns the inverse of the standard normal cumulative distribution Returns the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient PERCENTILE.EXC function Returns the k-th percentile of values in a range, where k is in the range 0..1, exclusive. PERCENTILE.INC function Returns the k-th percentile of values in a range PERCENTRANK.EXC function Returns the rank of a value in a data set as a percentage (0..1, exclusive) of the data set PERCENTRANK.INC function Returns the percentage rank of a value in a data set Returns the number of permutations for a given number of objects PERMUTATIONA function Returns the number of permutations for a given number of objects (with repetitions) that can be selected from the total objects PHI function Returns the value of the density function for a standard normal distribution POISSON.DIST function Returns the Poisson distribution Returns the probability that values in a range are between two limits QUARTILE.EXC function Returns the quartile of the data set, based on percentile values from 0..1, exclusive QUARTILE.INC function Returns the quartile of a data set RANK.AVG function Returns the rank of a number in a list of numbers RANK.EQ function Returns the rank of a number in a list of numbers Returns the square of the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient Returns the skewness of a distribution SKEW.P function Returns the skewness of a distribution based on a population: a characterization of the degree of asymmetry of a distribution around its mean Returns the slope of the linear regression line Returns the k-th smallest value in a data set Returns a normalized value STDEV.P function Calculates standard deviation based on the entire population STDEV.S function Estimates standard deviation based on a sample Estimates standard deviation based on a sample, including numbers, text, and logical values Calculates standard deviation based on the entire population, including numbers, text, and logical values Returns the standard error of the predicted y-value for each x in the regression T.DIST function Returns the Percentage Points (probability) for the Student t-distribution T.DIST.2T function Returns the Percentage Points (probability) for the Student t-distribution T.DIST.RT function Returns the Student's t-distribution T.INV function Returns the t-value of the Student's t-distribution as a function of the probability and the degrees of freedom T.INV.2T function Returns the inverse of the Student's t-distribution T.TEST function Returns the probability associated with a Student's t-test Returns values along a linear trend Returns the mean of the interior of a data set VAR.P function Calculates variance based on the entire population VAR.S function Estimates variance based on a sample Estimates variance based on a sample, including numbers, text, and logical values Calculates variance based on the entire population, including numbers, text, and logical values WEIBULL.DIST function Returns the Weibull distribution Z.TEST function Returns the one-tailed probability-value of a z-test

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