Documentation/How Tos/Calc: Statistical functions
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- Statistical Functions
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of dispersion / spread
Probability and statistics
Correlation and line fitting
See also (in the Array Function category); GROWTH, LINEST, LOGEST, TREND
Ranking
List of Calc Statistical functions
The Statistical functions allow statistical analysis of data.
Measures of Central Tendency | |
AVEDEV | Returns the average of the absolute deviations of values from their mean. |
AVERAGE | Returns the average of the arguments, ignoring text. |
AVERAGEA | Returns the average of the arguments, including text (valued as 0). |
COUNT | Counts the numbers in the list of arguments, ignoring text entries. |
COUNTA | Counts the non-empty values in the list of arguments. |
GEOMEAN | Returns the geometric mean of the arguments. |
HARMEAN | Returns the harmonic mean of the arguments. |
MEDIAN | Returns the median of a set of numbers. |
MODE | Returns the most common value in a set of numbers. |
TRIMMEAN | Returns the mean of a set of numbers, ignoring a proportion
of high and low values. |
Measures of dispersion / spread | |
DEVSQ | Returns the sum of squares of deviations from the mean. |
KURT | Returns the kurtosis, a measure of how peaked or flat a distribution is. |
SKEW | Returns a measure of how skewed a distribution is. |
STDEV | Returns the sample standard deviation. |
STDEVA | Returns the sample standard deviation (allowing text and logical values). |
STDEVP | Returns the population standard deviation. |
STDEVPA | Returns the population standard deviation (allowing text and logical values). |
VAR | Returns the sample variance. |
VARA | Returns the sample variance (allowing text and logical values). |
VARP | Returns the population variance. |
VARPA | Returns the population variance (allowing text and logical values). |
Probability and statistics | |
B | Calculates probabilities for a binomial distribution. |
BETADIST | Calculates the cumulative distribution function of a beta distribution. |
BETAINV | Calculates the inverse of the BETADIST function. |
BINOMDIST | Calculates probabilities for a binomial distribution. |
CHIDIST | Calculates right-tail values for a cumulative χ^{2}-distribution. |
CHISQDIST | Calculates left-tail values for a cumulative χ^{2}-distribution
or values for the density function. |
CHIINV | Calculates the inverse of the CHIDIST function. |
CHISQINV | Calculates the inverse of the CHISQDIST function. |
CHITEST | Returns a measure of χ^{2} 'goodness of fit'. |
CONFIDENCE | Returns a confidence interval. |
CRITBINOM | Returns the smallest value for which the cumulative binomial distribution
is greater than or equal to a criterion value. |
EXPONDIST | Calculates values for an exponential distribution. |
FINV | Returns the inverse of the F probability distribution. |
FISHER | Calculates values for the Fisher transformation. |
FISHERINV | Calculates the inverse of the FISHER transformation. |
FDIST | Calculates the values of an F distribution. |
FTEST | Returns the result of an F test. |
GAMMA | Calculates the GAMMA function; not a statical function, but actually
in this category. |
GAMMAINV | Calculates the inverse of the cumulative GAMMADIST function. |
GAMMALN | Returns the natural logarithm of the gamma function. |
GAMMADIST | Calculates values for a gamma distribution. |
GAUSS | Returns the standard normal cumulative distribution. |
HYPGEOMDIST | Calculates values for a hypergeometric distribution. |
LOGINV | Returns the inverse of the lognormal distribution. |
LOGNORMDIST | Returns the cumulative lognormal distribution. |
NEGBINOMDIST | Calculates probabilities for a negative binomial distribution. |
NORMINV | Returns the inverse of the normal cumulative distribution. |
NORMDIST | Calculates values for a normal distribution. |
NORMSINV | Returns the inverse of the standard normal cumulative distribution. |
NORMSDIST | Calculates values for the standard normal cumulative distribution. |
PERMUT | Returns the number of permutations for a given number of objects. |
PERMUTATIONA | Returns the number of permutations for a given number of objects
(repetition allowed). |
PHI | Calculates values for the standard normal probability distribution. |
POISSON | Calculates values for a Poisson distribution. |
PROB | Returns a result from a list of probabilities. |
STANDARDIZE | Converts a random variable to a normalized value. |
TDIST | Returns the t-distribution. |
TINV | Returns the inverse of the t-distribution. |
TTEST | Returns the probability associated with a Student's t-Test. |
WEIBULL | Returns the values of the Weibull distribution. |
ZTEST | Returns the two-tailed P value of a z test with standard distribution. |
Correlation and line fitting | |
CORREL | Returns the correlation coefficient between two data sets. |
COVAR | Returns the covariance of the product of paired deviations. |
FORECAST | Extrapolates future values based on existing x and y values. |
INTERCEPT | Calculates the point at which a line will intersect the y-values
by using known x-values and y-values. |
PEARSON | Returns the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient r. |
RSQ | Returns the square of the Pearson correlation coefficient based on
the given values. |
SLOPE | Returns the slope of the linear regression line for a data set. |
STEYX | Returns the standard error of the predicted y value for each x in
the regression. |
see also (in the Array Function category) | |
GROWTH | returns an array of values for an exponential least squares fit to
known data pairs. |
LINEST | returns an array of statistics for a straight line that best fits a
data set. |
LOGEST | returns an array of statistics for an exponential curve that best fits a
data set. |
TREND | fits a straight line to a data set using linear regression and returns
points on that line. |
Ranking | |
LARGE | Returns the n^{th} largest value in a list of numbers. |
MAX | Returns the maximum value in a list of arguments. |
MAXA | Returns the maximum value in a list of arguments including text. |
MIN | Returns the minimum value in a list of arguments. |
MINA | Returns the minimum value in a list of arguments, including text. |
PERCENTILE | Returns a specified percentile in a list of numbers. |
PERCENTRANK | Returns the percentage rank of a number in a list of numbers. |
QUARTILE | Returns a specified quartile in a list of numbers. |
RANK | Returns the rank of a number in a list of numbers. |
SMALL | Returns the n^{th} smallest value in a list of numbers. |
See Also