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STDEVP: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use STDEVP in Excel?

The STDEVP function in Excel calculates the standard deviation of a population of numbers. To use the function, you need to provide it with a range of numbers to calculate the standard deviation for. The function will then return the standard deviation for the numbers in the range.

What is the syntax of STDEVP in Excel?

The syntax of STDEVP in Excel is as follows:

=STDEVP(array)

Where "array" is the range of cells you want to calculate the standard deviation of.

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

STDEVP is a statistical function used in Excel to calculate the standard deviation of a population. The function takes as input an array of numbers, and calculates the standard deviation of those numbers. The function can be used to calculate the standard deviation of a single column of numbers, or the standard deviation of a group of numbers that are grouped together.

When should you not use STDEVP in Excel?

There are a few instances when you should not use STDEVP in Excel. One instance is when you have a list of numbers that are not random. If your data is not random, then STDEVP will not give you an accurate estimate of the standard deviation. Another time you should not use STDEVP is when you have a list of numbers that are not measurements. If your data is not measurements, then STDEVP will not give you an accurate estimate of the standard deviation.

What are some similar formulae to STDEVP in Excel?

There are a few similar formulae to STDEVP in Excel. The first is VAR.STD, which calculates the standard deviation of a population based on a sample. The second is VAR.P, which calculates the population variance based on a sample. The third is STDEV.P, which calculates the standard deviation of a population. The fourth is STDEV.S, which calculates the standard deviation of a sample.

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