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NORM.DIST: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use NORM.DIST in Google Sheets?

NORM.DIST is a function in Google Sheets that calculates the normal distribution for a given set of data. To use NORM.DIST, you first need to enter the data you want to use into a spreadsheet. Once the data is in the spreadsheet, you can then use the NORM.DIST function to calculate the distribution. The function takes five arguments: the first is the minimum value in the data set, the second is the maximum value in the data set, the third is the mean of the data set, the fourth is the standard deviation of the data set, and the fifth is the number of tails. The function then calculates the probability of a data point being less than or equal to the minimum value, the probability of a data point being greater than or equal to the maximum value, the probability of a data point being less than the mean, the probability of a data point being greater than the mean, and the probability of a data point being within one standard deviation of the mean.

What is the syntax of NORM.DIST in Google Sheets?

NORM.DIST is a function in Google Sheets that calculates the normal distribution for a given set of data. The syntax for the function is NORM.DIST(x, mean, standard_deviation), where x is the value for which you want to calculate the normal distribution, mean is the mean of the data set, and standard_deviation is the standard deviation of the data set.

What is an example of how to use NORM.DIST in Google Sheets?

NORM.DIST is a function in Google Sheets that can be used to calculate the normal distribution for a given set of data. To use the function, you first need to enter the data into a spreadsheet column. Then, select the "NORM.DIST" function from the "STATISTICS" menu and enter the column header for the data column into the "X" argument box. Finally, enter the "mean" and "standard deviation" of the data into the "mean" and "standard deviation" boxes, respectively.

When should you not use NORM.DIST in Google Sheets?

NORM.DIST is not an appropriate function to use in Google Sheets when you are trying to calculate the standard deviation of a population. This function is designed to calculate the standard deviation of a sample, not a population.

What are some similar formulae to NORM.DIST in Google Sheets?

NORM.DIST is a function in Google Sheets that calculates the normal distribution for a given set of data. There are a few similar formulae that you can use if you are looking for a different type of distribution. The first is the NORMDIST function, which calculates the normal distribution for a given set of data. The second is the WEIBULL function, which calculates the Weibull distribution for a given set of data. The third is the LOGNORMDIST function, which calculates the log normal distribution for a given set of data. The fourth is the GAMMA function, which calculates the gamma distribution for a given set of data.

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