Excel DSTDEV Function

This post will guide you how to use Excel DSTDEV function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.

Description

The Excel DSTDEV returns the standard deviation of a population based on a sample of numbers in a column or database that match the given criteria.

The DSTDEV function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Database Function.
The DSTDEV function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.

Syntax

The syntax of the DSTDEV function is as below:

= DSTDEV (database, field, criteria)

Where the DSTDEV function arguments are:

  • Database -This is a required argument. The range of cells that containing the database.
  • Field – This is a required argument. The column with database that you want the minimum of.
  • Criteria – The range of cells that contains the conditions that you specify.

Excel DSTDEV Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel DSTDEV Function to calculate the sample standard deviation of a column in a database or list that matching the given criteria you specify.

#1 =DSTDEV(A1:C10,C1,E1:F2)

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