F.TEST function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation
What is F.TEST function in Excel?
Syntax of F.TEST function
F.TEST(array1,array2)
The F.TEST function syntax has the following arguments:
- Array1 Required. The first array or range of data.
- Array2 Required. The second array or range of data.
F.TEST formula explanation
- The arguments must 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 the number of data points in array1 or array2 is less than 2, or if the variance of array1 or array2 is zero, F.TEST returns the #DIV/0! error value.
Example of F.TEST function
Steps to follow:
1. Open a new Excel worksheet.
2. Copy data in the following table below and paste it in cell A1
Note: For formulas to show results, select them, press F2 key on your keyboard and then press Enter.
You can adjust the column widths to see all the data, if need be.
Data1 | Data2 | |
6 | 20 | |
7 | 28 | |
9 | 31 | |
15 | 38 | |
21 | 40 | |
Formula | Description | Result |
=F.TEST(A2:A6,B2:B6) | F-test for the data sets in A2:A6 and B2:B6. | 0.64831785 |