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# NTTRIANGULARPARAM

Returns parameters of the triangular distribution for the specified mean, standard deviation and skewness.

## Syntax

NTTRIANGULARPARAM(

• Mean,
• Stdev,
• Skew

)

#### Parameters

• Mean is the arithmetic mean of the distribution.
• Stdev is the standard deviation of the distribution (Positive value).
• Skew is the skewness of the distribution.

## 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
0 Arithmetic mean of the distribution
3 Standard deviation of the distribution
0.1 Skewness of the distribution
Formula Description (Result)
=NTTRIANGULARPARAM(A2,A3,A4) Parameters of the distribution Min, Max and Mode for the terms above

Note The formula in the example must be entered as an array formula. After copying the example to a blank worksheet, select the range A6:A8 starting with the formula cell. Press F2, and then press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER.