FISHERINV function

Returns the inverse of the Fisher transformation. Use this transformation when analyzing correlations between ranges or arrays of data. If y = FISHER(x), then FISHERINV(y) = x.

Syntax

FISHERINV(y)

Y     is the value for which you want to perform the inverse of the transformation.

Remarks

  • If y is nonnumeric, FISHERINV returns the #VALUE! error value.
  • The equation for the inverse of the Fisher transformation is:

Equation

Example

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Formula Description (Result)
=FISHERINV(0.972955) Inverse of the Fisher transformation at 0.972955 (0.75)
 
 
Applies to:
Excel 2007