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ISERR: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use ISERR in Google Sheets?

ISERR is used to check for errors in a Google Sheets spreadsheet. It can be used to check for errors in formulas, values, and range references. The function can return an error value, or it can return a value that indicates the number of errors that were found.

What is the syntax of ISERR in Google Sheets?

ISERR(value, [type])

Returns the value, converted to a number if possible, or the #N/A error value if the value is not a number.

The optional type argument is a string that specifies the error type. The possible values are "number", "string", "logical", and "timestamp".

What is an example of how to use ISERR in Google Sheets?

ISERR is a built-in function in Google Sheets that returns the serial number of the last error that occurred in a worksheet. This function is useful for identifying and troubleshooting errors in formulas and data. To use the ISERR function, simply enter the following formula into a cell:

=ISERR()

The ISERR function will return the serial number of the last error that occurred in the worksheet. If no errors have occurred, the function will return the value #N/A.

When should you not use ISERR in Google Sheets?

ISERR should not be used when retrieving data from a Google Sheets spreadsheet. The function can return incorrect results if the spreadsheet has been edited by another user since the last time it was accessed by the script. In addition, ISERR cannot be used to check the validity of data entered into a spreadsheet. For these reasons, it is generally recommended that ISERR not be used in Google Sheets.

What are some similar formulae to ISERR in Google Sheets?

ISERR is a formula used in Google Sheets that calculates the inverse of the standard error of the regression. Other similar formulae that can be used in Google Sheets include:

-INVESTIGATE: This formula calculates the inverse of the Student's t-distribution.

-NORMSDIST: This formula calculates the standard normal distribution.

-ZTEST: This formula calculates the z-test for proportions.

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