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DELTA

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This function identifies whether two values are equal. Returns 1 if they are equal; returns 0 otherwise.

Syntax

DELTA(value1,value2)

Arguments

This function takes two values as arguments.

Remarks

Also called the Kronecker Delta function. This is a discrete version of the Dirac delta function.

Data Types

Accepts numeric data. Returns numeric data (0 or 1).

Examples

DELTA(A1,5)

DELTA(R1C4,R2C5)

DELTA(3,3) gives the result 1

DELTA(3,2) gives the result 0

DELTA(3,2.99999) gives the result 0

DELTA(3,QUOTIENT(6,2)) gives the result 1

 

See Also

GESTEP