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    NEGBINOM.DIST
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    This function returns the negative binomial distribution.

    Syntax

    NEGBINOM.DIST(x,r,p,cumulative)

    Arguments

    This function has these arguments:

    Argument Description
    x An integer representing the number of failures in trials
    r An integer representing the threshold number of successes
    p Probability of success on each trial A number between 0 and 1
    cumulative A logical value that determines the form of the function. If cumulative is TRUE, this function returns the cumulative distribution function; if FALSE, it returns the probability density function

    Remarks

    The number of successes is fixed and the number of trials is variable. If p is less than 0 or greater than 1, the function returns the #NUM! error value. If x is less than 0 an error is returned. If r is less than 1 an error is returned.

    Data Types

    Accepts numeric data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

    Examples

    NEGBINOM.DIST(B1,C15,0.335,TRUE)

    NEGBINOM.DIST(R1C2,R15C3,0.75,TRUE)

    NEGBINOM.DIST(4,13,0.85,TRUE) gives the result 0.9012900017858557

    Version Available

    This function is available in Spread for Windows Forms 11.0 or later.

    See Also

    NEGBINOMDIST