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This function returns the standard deviation for a set of numbers, text, or logical values.

#### Syntax

STDEVA(value1,value2,...)

#### Arguments

Each argument can be a cell, a cell range, a float value, an integer value, text, or a logical value. There can be up to 255 arguments. TRUE evaluates to 1 and FALSE or text evaluates to 0.

#### Remarks

The standard deviation is a measure of how widely values are dispersed from the average value.

The standard deviation is calculated using the "non-biased" or "n–1" method.

The equation for calculating the standard deviation is the same as for STDEV: where x is the value and n is the number of values

This function assumes that its arguments are a sample of the population.

This function differs from STDEV because it accepts text or logical values as well as numeric values.

#### Data Types

Accepts numeric, text, and logical data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

#### Examples

STDEVA(A1,B2,C3,D4,E5,F6)

STDEVA(A1:A9)

STDEVA(R1C2,R3C4,R4C5,R7C2)

STDEVA(95,89,73,87,85,76,100,96,96) gives the result 9.3422576382