MULTINOMIAL: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use MULTINOMIAL in Excel?

To use the MULTINOMIAL function in Excel, you first need to enter the function into the formula bar. Next, you need to input the data for the function. This includes the number of data points, the coefficients for each data point, and the error term. Finally, you need to press the enter key to execute the function.

What is the syntax of MULTINOMIAL in Excel?

In Excel, the MULTINOMIAL function takes a range of arrays and returns the product of the arrays. The syntax is:


The function accepts up to 255 arrays as input.

What is an example of how to use MULTINOMIAL in Excel?

An example of how to use the MULTINOMIAL function in Excel is to calculate the probability of winning a game of craps. In craps, the player can choose to bet on the sum of the two dice, which can be any number between 2 and 12. The probability of winning is given by the following formula:


This function calculates the probability of rolling any of the six possible sums of two dice.

When should you not use MULTINOMIAL in Excel?

There are a few instances when you should not use MULTINOMIAL in Excel. One instance is when you have less than two data sets to work with. Another is when you are trying to calculate a cumulative distribution function or a probability density function. Additionally, MULTINOMIAL should not be used when you need to find the inverse of a matrix.

What are some similar formulae to MULTINOMIAL in Excel?

In Excel, there are a few similar formulae to MULTINOMIAL. The first is the MULTINOMIAL.DIST function, which calculates the multinomial distribution. The second is the MULTINOMIAL.INV function, which calculates the inverse of the multinomial distribution. The third is the MULTINOMIAL.PROB function, which calculates the probability of a multinomial distribution.

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