VARP function in Excel calculates the population variance of a supplied set of values. Variance, measures the deviation of number from the average value.
Population Variance is calculated using formula
- x takes each value in the set;
- µ is the average of the set of values;
- N is the number of values.
Syntax of VARP Function in Excel:
Where the number arguments are numeric values for which you want to calculate the population variance.
Example of VARP Function in Excel
The Above example calculates the population variance of subject scores with formula
= VARP (A2:A13)
Which results in value 163.8056