# FISHER function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

## What is FISHER function in Excel?

## Syntax of FISHER function

FISHER(x)

The FISHER function syntax has the following arguments:

**X:**A numeric value for which you want the transformation.

## FISHER formula explanation

- If x is nonnumeric, FISHER returns the #VALUE! error value.
- If x ≤ -1 or if x ≥ 1, FISHER returns the #NUM! error value.
- The equation for the Fisher transformation is:

## Example of FISHER 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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You can adjust the column widths to see all the data, if need be.

Formula |
Description |
Result |

=FISHER(0.75) | Fisher transformation at 0.75 | 0.9729551 |