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Excel Statistics – Calculating the Variance

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One of the most useful measures in statistics is that of variance. It is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values. I’ll try to explain what this means with an example, but there are plenty of other online sources if you want to explore the math behind it.

Excel Statistics – Calculating the Standard Deviation

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One of the most useful measures in statistics is that of standard deviation. It is a measure that is used to quantify the amount of variation or dispersion of a set of data values. I’ll try to explain what this means with an example, but there plenty of other online sources if you want to explore the math behind it.

Advanced Lookup Functions Combinations: Part 3

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We have reached the end of our quest for the best lookup function, where we will talk about the combination of INDEX and MATCH. In the current lesson, we will use INDEX with dual MATCH functions, to achieve a matrix lookup functionality. But you can easily skip one of the two MATCH functions, and replace it with a static value if you are not interested in a matrix lookup.

Advanced Lookup Functions Combinations: Part 2

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We will continue our quest for the best lookup formula with another combination. We will use an OFFSET and two MATCH functions to do a matrix lookup. Unfortunately, this formula also only searches from the right column to the left and from the top to the bottom, but is very easy to understand and use.

Advanced Lookup Functions Combinations: Part 1

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We will begin a quest to find the best lookup function. All the internal functions of Excel have limitations which we will try to overcome. In this and the following tutorials, the knowledge of the simple syntax of the functions mentioned (VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, MATCH), is considered a requirement.