Excel Function : DSTDEV

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Excel Function : DSTDEV




Estimates the standard deviation based on a sample of selected database entries

Microsoft Excel Reference Page


Syntax and Description of the DSTDEV Excel Function

The syntax for the DSTDEV function in Microsoft Excel is: =DSTDEV(number1, [number2], ...) where the number1, number2, ... arguments are the numbers for which you want to calculate the standard deviation.

About DSTDEV Excel Function

The Excel DSTDEV function calculates the standard deviation of a sample based on a supplied population of numbers. The standard deviation is a measure of how spread out the data is. A low standard deviation means that the data is close to the mean (average) value, while a high standard deviation means that the data is more spread out.