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Function 
Description 
Returns the average of the absolute deviations of data points from their mean 

Returns the average of its arguments 

Returns the average of its arguments, including numbers, text, and logical values 

Returns the average (arithmetic mean) of all the cells in a range that meet a given criteria 

Returns the average (arithmetic mean) of all cells that meet multiple criteria 

Returns the beta cumulative distribution function 

Returns the inverse of the cumulative distribution function for a specified beta distribution 

Returns the individual term binomial distribution probability 

Returns the probability of a trial result using a binomial distribution 

Returns the smallest value for which the cumulative binomial distribution is less than or equal to a criterion value 

Returns the cumulative beta probability density function 

Returns the onetailed probability of the chisquared distribution 

Returns the cumulative beta probability density function 

Returns the inverse of the onetailed probability of the chisquared distribution 

Returns the test for independence 

Returns the confidence interval for a population mean 

Returns the confidence interval for a population mean, using a Student's t distribution 

Returns the correlation coefficient between two data sets 

Counts how many numbers are in the list of arguments 

Counts how many values are in the list of arguments 

Counts the number of blank cells within a range 

Counts the number of cells within a range that meet the given criteria 

Counts the number of cells within a range that meet multiple criteria 

Returns covariance, the average of the products of paired deviations 

Returns the sample covariance, the average of the products deviations for each data point pair in two data sets 

Returns the sum of squares of deviations 

Returns the exponential distribution 

Returns the F probability distribution 

Returns the F probability distribution 

Returns the inverse of the F probability distribution 

Returns the inverse of the F probability distribution 

Returns the result of an Ftest 

Returns the Fisher transformation 

Returns the inverse of the Fisher transformation 

Returns a value along a linear trend Note: In Excel 2016, this function is replaced with FORECAST.LINEAR as part of the new Forecasting functions, but it's still available for compatibility with earlier versions. 

Returns a future value based on existing (historical) values by using the AAA version of the Exponential Smoothing (ETS) algorithm Note: This function isn't available in Excel 2016 for Mac. 

Returns a confidence interval for the forecast value at the specified target date Note: This function isn't available in Excel 2016 for Mac. 

Returns the length of the repetitive pattern Excel detects for the specified time series Note: This function isn't available in Excel 2016 for Mac. 

Returns a statistical value as a result of time series forecasting Note: This function isn't available in Excel 2016 for Mac. 

Returns a future value based on existing values Note: This function isn't available in Excel 2016 for Mac. 

Returns a frequency distribution as a vertical array 

Returns the gamma function value 

Returns the gamma distribution 

Returns the inverse of the gamma cumulative distribution 

Returns the natural logarithm of the gamma function, Γ(x) 

Returns the natural logarithm of the gamma function, Γ(x) 

Returns 0.5 less than the standard normal cumulative distribution 

Returns the geometric mean 

Returns values along an exponential trend 

Returns the harmonic mean 

Returns the hypergeometric distribution 

Returns the intercept of the linear regression line 

Returns the kurtosis of a data set 

Returns the kth largest value in a data set 

Returns the parameters of a linear trend 

Returns the parameters of an exponential trend 

Returns the cumulative lognormal distribution 

Returns the inverse of the lognormal cumulative distribution 

Returns the maximum value in a list of arguments 

Returns the maximum value in a list of arguments, including numbers, text, and logical values 

Returns the maximum value among cells specified by a given set of conditions or criteria 

Returns the median of the given numbers 

Returns the minimum value in a list of arguments 

Returns the minimum value among cells specified by a given set of conditions or criteria. 

Returns the smallest value in a list of arguments, including numbers, text, and logical values 

Returns a vertical array of the most frequently occurring, or repetitive values in an array or range of data 

Returns the most common value in a data set 

Returns the negative binomial distribution 

Returns the normal cumulative distribution 

Returns the inverse of the normal cumulative distribution 

Returns the standard normal cumulative distribution 

Returns the inverse of the standard normal cumulative distribution 

Returns the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient 

Returns the kth percentile of values in a range, where k is in the range 0..1, exclusive. 

Returns the kth percentile of values in a range 

Returns the rank of a value in a data set as a percentage (0..1, exclusive) of the data set 

Returns the percentage rank of a value in a data set 

Returns the number of permutations for a given number of objects 

Returns the number of permutations for a given number of objects (with repetitions) that can be selected from the total objects 

Returns the value of the density function for a standard normal distribution 

Returns the Poisson distribution 

Returns the probability that values in a range are between two limits 

Returns the quartile of the data set, based on percentile values from 0..1, exclusive 

Returns the quartile of a data set 

Returns the rank of a number in a list of numbers 

Returns the rank of a number in a list of numbers 

Returns the square of the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient 

Returns the skewness of a distribution 

Returns the skewness of a distribution based on a population: a characterization of the degree of asymmetry of a distribution around its mean 

Returns the slope of the linear regression line 

Returns the kth smallest value in a data set 

Returns a normalized value 

Calculates standard deviation based on the entire population 

Estimates standard deviation based on a sample 

Estimates standard deviation based on a sample, including numbers, text, and logical values 

Calculates standard deviation based on the entire population, including numbers, text, and logical values 

Returns the standard error of the predicted yvalue for each x in the regression 

Returns the Percentage Points (probability) for the Student tdistribution 

Returns the Percentage Points (probability) for the Student tdistribution 

Returns the Student's tdistribution 

Returns the tvalue of the Student's tdistribution as a function of the probability and the degrees of freedom 

Returns the inverse of the Student's tdistribution 

Returns the probability associated with a Student's ttest 

Returns values along a linear trend 

Returns the mean of the interior of a data set 

Calculates variance based on the entire population 

Estimates variance based on a sample 

Estimates variance based on a sample, including numbers, text, and logical values 

Calculates variance based on the entire population, including numbers, text, and logical values 

Returns the Weibull distribution 

Returns the onetailed probabilityvalue of a ztest 
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