# STDEVP

STDEVP(number1 [,number2] [..])

Returns the standard deviation based on an entire population.

 number1 The first number. number2 (Optional) The second number.

 REMARKS
 * STDEV.P was added in Excel 2010 to replace this function.* For an illustrated example refer to the [[Disperson]] page.* The standard deviation is a measure of how widely values are dispersed from the average (or mean) value.* Arguments that are text or logical values are ignored.* You can also use a single array or a reference to an array instead of arguments separated by commas.* The standard deviation is calculated using the "biased" or "n" method.* You can have a maximum of 255 arguments.* 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 =STDEVP(10,20,30,40) = 11.180

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