Documentation/Calc Functions/POISSON

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Function name:

POISSON

Category:

Statistical Analysis

Summary:

Returns the Poisson distribution.

Syntax:

POISSON(Number; Mean; C)

Returns:

Arguments:

Number represents the value based on which the Poisson distribution is calculated.

Mean represents the middle value of the Poisson distribution.

C (optional) = 0 or False calculates the density function; C = 1 or True calculates the distribution. When omitted, the default value True is inserted when you save the document, for best compatibility with other programs and older versions of LibreOffice.

Additional details:

Examples:

=POISSON(60;50;1) returns 0.93.

Related LibreOffice functions:

ODF standard:

Equivalent Excel functions: