STDS, STDEV

Syntax: |
STDS(argumentlist) |

STDEV(argumentlist) |

*argumentlist* = any combination of numbers, cells, or ranges

**STDS** returns the sample standard deviation (N-1
weighting) of its arguments. Blank cells and cells
containing strings are not counted. The formula is given by:

**STDEV** is a synonym for **STDS**.

**Examples:**

**STDS**(1, 2, 7) = 3.2145503

**STDEV**(Y1..Y5) = 9.2032603, where Y1..Y5 = 22, 24, 29, 34, and 45

**STDEV**(K6..K10) = 0.79122058, where K6..K10 = 1, .33, 0,
-0.66, and -0.99

**Excel function:** STDEV

Grey Trout Software

02 March 2003