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Microsoft® Excel® 2010 Formulas & Functions Inside Out by Helmut Reinke Egbert Jeschke Sara Unverhau, Eckehard Pfeifer, Bodo Fienitz, and Jens Bock

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GROWTH()

Syntax. GROWTH(known_y’s;known_x’s;new_x’s;const)

Definition. This function returns values from an exponential trend. GROWTH() returns the y-values for a series of new x-values that you specify by using existing x-values and y-values. You can also use the GROWTH() function to calculate an exponential curve for the existing x-values and y-values.

Arguments

  • known_y’s (required). The y-values you already know from the relationship y = b * mx

    • If the known_y’s array consists of a single column, then each column in the known_x’s array is interpreted as a separate variable.

    • If the known_y’s array consists of a single row, then each row in the known_x’s array is interpreted as a separate variable.

  • known_x’s (optional). The x-values you already know ...

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