# NTBETASTDEV

Returns standard deviation of a specified beta distribution.

## Syntax

**NTBETASTDEV**(

*Alpha,**Beta*

)

#### Parameters

is a parameter of the distribution .**Alpha**is a parameter of the distribution .**Beta**

## Remarks

The standard deviation of the distribution is given as:

## Example

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1 2 3 4 5 A B Data Description 8 Value of parameter Alpha 2 Value of parameter Beta Formula Description (Result) =NTBETASTDEV(A2,A3) Standard deviation of the distribution for the terms above

## See also

- NTRANDBETA
- NTBETADIST
- NTBETAINV
- NTBETAKURT
- NTBETAMEAN
- NTBETAMOM
- NTBETAPARAM
- NTBETASKEW
- Beta distribution