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VDEVSQ function


VDEVSQ(variable[,filter]) returns the sum of squares of differences from the mean. An optional filter can be specified.

The equation for VDEVSQ is:

$$ \sum_{}^{}{(x-\bar{x})^2}$$


This function calculates a statistic on a variable. Be careful when you use this function in cells of the columns that correspond to the variable, because this actually adds a value to the variable which can lead to unexpected and faulty results. You can exclude the cell to avoid this.

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