Appendix 1: Excel Function Reference

This appendix contains a complete listing of the Excel worksheet functions. The functions are arranged alphabetically in tables by categories used by the Insert Function dialog box.

For more information about a particular function, including its arguments, select the function in the Insert Function dialog box and click Help on This Function.

An interactive workbook that contains this information is available at this book's website. The filename is worksheet functions.xlsx.

Table A-1: Compatibility Category Functions

 Function What It Does BETADIST Returns the cumulative beta probability density function. BETAINV Returns the inverse of the cumulative beta probability density function. BINOMDIST Returns the individual term binomial distribution probability. CEILING Rounds a number to the nearest integer or to the nearest multiple of significance. CHIDIST Returns the one-tailed probability of the chi-squared distribution. CHIINV Returns the inverse of the one-tailed probability of the chi-squared distribution. CHITEST Returns the test for independence. CONFIDENCE Returns the confidence interval for a population mean. COVAR Returns covariance, the average of the products of paired deviations. CRITBINOM Returns the smallest value for which the cumulative binomial distribution is ...

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