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Google Sheets

The VARP function in Google Sheets is used to calculate the variance of a population of numbers. The VARP function takes a single argument, which is the array of numbers that you want to calculate the variance for. The VARP function will then calculate the variance of the numbers in the array, and return the result.

The syntax of VARP in Google Sheets is as follows: VARP(expression). This function returns the value of the expression argument, or an error if the expression argument is invalid.

One way to use the VARP function in Google Sheets is to calculate the variance of a series of numbers. For example, if you have a list of numbers in a column in a spreadsheet, you can use the VARP function to calculate the variance of those numbers. This can be useful for things like calculating the standard deviation of a series of numbers or determining how spread out a set of numbers is.

There are a few occasions when you should not use VARP in Google Sheets. One is when you are working with data that is not in a table format. In this case, you can use the INDEX function to return a value from a specific row and column in a range. Another time you should not use VARP is when you are working with a large data set. In this case, you can use the MATCH function to return the position of a value in a range.

The following are similar formulae to VARP in Google Sheets:

1. VAR(array) - Returns the variance of the numbers in the array.

2. VARPA(array) - Returns the variance of the numbers in the array, adjusted for missing values.

3. STDEV(array) - Returns the standard deviation of the numbers in the array.

4. STDEVPA(array) - Returns the standard deviation of the numbers in the array, adjusted for missing values.

5. AVERAGE(array) - Returns the average of the numbers in the array.

6. AVERAGEA(array) - Returns the average of the numbers in the array, adjusted for missing values.

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