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This function returns the Pearson product moment correlation coefficient, a dimensionless index between -1.0 to 1.0 inclusive indicative of the linear relationship of two data sets.

Syntax

PEARSON(array_ind,array_dep)

Arguments

This function has these arguments:

Argument

Description

array_ind

Array of independent values (x’s)

array_dep

Array of dependent values (y’s)

The arrays must be the same size.

Data Types

Accepts numeric data for both arguments. Returns numeric data.

Examples

PEARSON(B4:G7,B8:G11)

PEARSON(R4C2:R7C7,R8C2:R11C7)

PEARSON({2,8,4,16,10,12},{8,2,15,14,18,11}) gives the result 0.262017

 

See Also

RSQ

STEYX