Use Excel to manage your statistical data.
Let us start at the very beginning: Building a formula in Excel using statistical functions is no more difficult than using any other function. If you know how to use Excel functions and you know a bit about statistics, then you're ready to roll.
Using Excel to do everyday statistical calculations could save you a lot of time and effort. This lesson will explain the basics of why you might want to use Excel, and give you a quick reminder on how to build formulas in Excel.
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Note Don't confuse functions and formulas: A function is just the name, for example, STDEV or TREND. A formula is a function in action, with arguments included, for example, =AVERAGE(A1:A33).