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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