The NORMDIST function is one of the statistical functions. It is used to return the normal distribution for the specified mean and standard deviation.
The NORMDIST function syntax is:
NORMDIST(x , mean , standard-deviation , cumulative-flag)
x is the value you want to calculate the distribution for, any numeric value.
mean is the arithmetic mean of the distribution, any numeric value.
standard-deviation is the standard deviation of the distribution, a numeric value greater than 0.
cumulative-flag is the form of the function, a logical value: TRUE or FALSE. If cumulative-flag is TRUE, the function will return the cumulative distribution function; if FALSE, it will return the probability mass function.
The values can be entered manually or included into the cells you make reference to.
To apply the NORMDIST function,
- select the cell where you wish to display the result,
- click the Insert Function icon situated at the top toolbar,
or right-click within a selected cell and select the Insert Function option from the menu,
or click the icon situated at the formula bar,
- select the Statistical function group from the list,
- click the NORMDIST function,
- enter the required arguments separating them by commas,
- press the Enter button.
The result will be displayed in the selected cell.
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