NEGBINOMDIST function - Zoho Sheet - Help Guide

NEGBINOMDIST

Calculates the probability of getting 'x' failures before reaching the r th success for independent trials with the probability of success 'p'.

 

Syntax

 

NEGBINOMDIST(x; r; p)

x: The number of failures to obtain probability for. Eg., 10

r: The number of successes to take. Eg., 15

p: The probability of success.Eg., 0.18

 

Examples

 

Formula

Result

=NEGBINOMDIST(A2;B2;C2)

0.000001819

=NEGBINOMDIST(A3;B3;C3)

0.007981276

=NEGBINOMDIST(A4;B4;C4)

0.013885498


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Possible Errors

 

Errors

Meaning

#N/A!

  • The function could not find the value it was asked to look for. Commonly occurs in VLOOKUP and similar functions.

#NAME!

  • The function name is incorrect or invalid.

  • The given defined name (if any) is invalid.

  • There is a typo in the defined name used in the function.

  • Double quotes are missing for text values in the function.

  • Colon missing in a cell range reference.

#VALUE!

  • The given argument's data type is incorrect or invalid.
    For example, the function =DATE(A1:A3) will return a #VALUE error when a text value is present in the range.

#REF!

  • The given cell reference is incorrect or invalid. This error may occur when a cell/range has been deleted, moved, or pasted over.

#NUM!

  • The value of p is not between 0 and 1.

  • The value of x is less than 0.

  • The value of r is less than 1.

 

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