Documentation/How Tos/Calc: STDEV function
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STDEV
Returns the sample standard deviation of the arguments.
Syntax:
STDEV(number1; number2; ... number30)
- number1 to number30 are up to 30 numbers or ranges containing numbers.
- STDEV returns the standard deviation where number1 to number30 are a sample of the entire population. With N values in the sample, the calculation formula is:
Example:
STDEV(2; 6; 4)
- returns 2.
Issues:
- Calc assumes that logical values are 1 (TRUE) and 0 (FALSE). Excel ignores logical values.