# Documentation/Calc Functions/NORMSDIST

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NORMSDIST

## Category:

Statistical Analysis

## Summary:

Calculates values of the cumulative distribution function for the standard normal distribution. The standard normal distribution has a mean of zero and a standard deviation of one. It is GAUSS(x)=NORMSDIST(x)-0.5

## Syntax:

NORMSDIST(Number)

## Returns:

Returns a real number in the range [0, 1] which is the value of the cumulative distribution function for the standard normal distribution for the specified value.

## Arguments:

Number is a real number or a reference to the cell containing that number which is the value for which the standard normal distribution is to be calculated.

## Additional details:

• The formula for NORMSDIST is:
• this is exactly NORMDIST(x;0;1;TRUE()).
• For more details on the standard normal distribution, visit Wikipedia.

## Examples:

Formula Description Returns
=NORMSDIST(1) The area below the standard normal distribution curve to the left of X value 1 is around 84% of the total area. 0.841344746068543
=NORMSDIST(7.14) Calculates the cumulative distribution function of the standard normal distribution for the given value. 0.999999999999533
=NORMSDIST(-7.14) Calculates the cumulative distribution function of the standard normal distribution for the given value. 4.66654595751322E-13

NORMSDIST