# STDEVA

STDEVA(value1 [,value2] [..])

Returns the standard deviation based on a sample (including logical values and text).

 value1 The first value. value2 (Optional) The second value.

 REMARKS
 * This function is identical to the STDEV.S function except that logical values, text and errors are included.* The standard deviation is a measure of how [[Dispersed]] the values are from the mean.* Arguments that are text or logical values are included.* You can have a maximum of 255 arguments.* You can use the STDEV.S function to return the standard deviation based on a sample.* You can use the STDEV.P function to return the standard deviation based on an entire population.* You can use the STDEVPA function to return the standard deviation based on an entire population (including logical values and text).* For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.microsoft.com* For the Google documentation refer to support.google.com

 A 1 =STDEVA(10, 20, 30, 40) = 12.910

 1 - What is the standard deviation of 10,20,30,40.