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Data Analysis Data Analysis Basics The Data Analysis Process Presenting Your Findings

Standard deviation formula

Has the standard deviation formula changed since the video was released? In Google sheets? It doesn´t work, I tried multiple times, checked if I did not make an error etc. It also does not work in the previose excercise

Alex Koumparos
Alex Koumparos
Python Development Techdegree Student 36,887 Points

Hi Jakub,

I just tried the standard deviation formula in Google Sheets in my browser and it seems to be working.

Can you provide a little more detail about how the formula "doesn't work", particularly:

  1. What value you expected as a result of the formula,
  2. What you got as a result of the formula (e.g., did the browser tab crash, did Google Sheets return an error (and if so, what error exactly), did Google Sheets return a valid value but different from what you were expecting (and if so, what value exactly).
  3. What exactly did you enter as the formula
  4. What was the source of your data that the formula was applied to