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## Function: STDEV.S

The STDEV.S (STDEV S) is a Statistical function that calculates and returns the standard deviation for a sample of data. The standard deviation is a measure of how widely values are dispersed from the average value (the mean). The STDEV.S calculates standard deviation...

## Excel NORM.DIST Function

The NORM.DIST function is a Statistical formula that calculates and returns the normal distribution of a value for the specified mean (average) and standard deviation. The NORM.DIST function can calculate either the Normal Probability Density Function or the...

## Excel STDEV.P Function

The Excel STDEV.P function is a Statistical formula that calculates and returns the standard deviation for the entire population of data. The standard deviation is a measure of how much values are dispersed from the mean of a data set. The STDEV.P calculates the...

## Use the ERROR.TYPE to Identify Excel Errors

The ERROR.TYPE function is an Information formula that returns an index number corresponding to a specific error value in Microsoft Excel. If there are no errors in the target cell(s), the function returns another error value, #N/A. This function can be especially...

## Function: NOMINAL

The Excel NOMINAL function is a Financial formula that calculates and returns the nominal annual interest rate, for a given effective annual interest rate and number of compounding periods per year. The nominal annual interest rate is used for calculating financial...

## Excel EFFECT Function

The Excel EFFECT function is a Financial formula that calculates and returns the effective annual interest rate, for a given nominal annual interest rate and number of compounding periods per year. The effective annual interest rate is used to compare financial loans...

## Function: DURATION

The DURATION Excel function is a Financial formula that calculates and returns the annual duration of a security based on the Macauley duration formula. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to use the DURATION function and also go over some tips and error...

## Excel YIELD Function

The Excel YIELD function is a Financial formula that calculates and returns the yield on a security that pays a periodic interest. A common use case for the YIELD function is calculating bond yields. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to use the Excel YIELD...

## Function: PRICEMAT

The Excel PRICEMAT function is a Financial formula that calculates and returns the price per \$100 face value of a security that pays interest at maturity. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to use the PRICEMAT function and also go over some tips and error...