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CONFIDENCE.T

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This function returns the confidence interval for a population mean.

Syntax

CONFIDENCE.T(alpha,stdev,size)

Arguments

This function has these arguments:

Argument

Description

alpha

Alpha, significance level used in calculating confidence level, where confidence level is 100 times (1-alpha)%

stdev

Population standard deviation for the range

size

Number representing the size of the sample; if not an integer, the number is truncated

Remarks

The function uses a Student's t distribution. If size = 1, the function returns a #DIV/0! error value. If any argument is nonnumeric, the function returns the #VALUE! error value.

Data Types

Accepts numeric data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

Examples

CONFIDENCE.T(0.5,B4,D5)

CONFIDENCE.T(0.5,R4C2,R5C4)

CONFIDENCE.T(0.05,3.5,150) gives the result 0.5646928012079743