SUMX2MY2 function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation
What is SUMX2MY2 function in Excel?
SUMX2MY2 function is one of the Math and Trig functions in Microsoft Excel that returns the sum of the difference of squares of corresponding values in two arrays.
Syntax of SUMX2MY2 function
SUMX2MY2(array_x, array_y)
The SUMX2MY2 function syntax has the following arguments:
- Array_x: The first array or range of values.
- Array_y: The second array or range of values.
SUMX2MY2 formula explanation
- The arguments should be either numbers or names, arrays, or references that contain numbers.
- If an array or reference argument contains text, logical values, or empty cells, those values are ignored; however, cells with the value zero are included.
- If array_x and array_y have a different number of values, SUMX2MY2 returns the #N/A error value.
- The equation for the sum of the difference of squares is:
Example of SUMX2MY2 function
Steps to follow:
1. Open a new Excel worksheet.
2. Copy data in the following table below and paste it in cell A1
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Data | ||
First array | Second array | |
2 | 6 | |
3 | 5 | |
9 | 11 | |
1 | 7 | |
8 | 5 | |
7 | 4 | |
5 | 4 | |
Formula | Description (Result) | Result |
=SUMX2MY2(A2:A8,B2:B8) | Sum of the difference of squares of the two arrays above (-55) | -55 |
=SUMX2MY2({2, 3, 9, 1, 8, 7, 5}, {6, 5, 11, 7, 5, 4, 4}) | Sum of the difference of squares of the two arrays constants (-55) | -55 |