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# NTPOISSONSKEW

Returns skewness of a specified Poisson distribution.

## Syntax

NTPOISSONSKEW(

• Mean

)

#### Parameters

• Mean is the arithmetic mean of the distribution (Positive value).

## Remarks

The skewness of the distribution is given as:

$\frac{1}{\sqrt{\textit{Mean}}}$

## Example

• The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet
How to copy an example
1. Create a blank workbook or worksheet.
2. Select the example in the Help topic.

Note  Do not select the row or column headers.

Selecting an example from Help

3. Press CTRL+C.
4. In the worksheet, select cell A1, and press CTRL+V.
5. To switch between viewing the results and viewing the formulas that return the results, press CTRL+` (grave accent), or on the Tools menu, point to Formula Auditing, and then click Formula Auditing Mode.

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Data Description
8 Arithmetic mean of the distribution
Formula Description (Result)
=NTPOISSONSKEW(A2) Skewness of the distribuion for the terms above

## See also

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