﻿ SUMXMY2 function

# SUMXMY2 function

Returns the sum of squares of differences of corresponding values in two arrays.

Syntax

SUMXMY2(array_x,array_y)

Array_x     is the first array or range of values.

Array_y     is the second array or range of values.

Remarks

• The arguments should be either numbers or names, arrays, or references that contain numbers.

• If an array or reference argument contains text, logical values, or empty cells, those values are ignored; however, cells with the value zero are included.

• If array_x and array_y have a different number of values, SUMXMY2 returns the #N/A error value.

• The equation for the sum of squared differences is:

Example

The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.

How to copy an example

1. Create a blank workbook or worksheet.

2. Select the example in the Help topic.

Note   Do not select the row or column headers.

Selecting an example from Help

3. Press CTRL+C.

4. In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.

5. To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Formulas tab, in the Formula Auditing group, click the Show Formulas button.

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 A B First array Second array 2 6 3 5 9 11 1 7 8 5 7 4 5 4 Formula Description (Result) =SUMXMY2(A2:A8,B2:B8) Sum of squares of differences of the two arrays above (79) =SUMXMY2({2, 3, 9, 1, 8, 7, 5}, {6, 5, 11, 7, 5, 4, 4}) Sum of squares of differences of the two arrays constants (79)

Applies To: Excel 2007

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