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

## What is FISHERINV function in Excel?

## Syntax of FISHERINV function

FISHERINV(y)

The FISHERINV function syntax has the following arguments:

- Y Required. The value for which you want to perform the inverse of the transformation.

## FISHERINV formula explanation

- If y is nonnumeric, FISHERINV returns the #VALUE! error value.
- The equation for the inverse of the Fisher transformation is:

## Example of FISHERINV 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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Formula |
Description |
Result |

=FISHERINV(0.972955) | Inverse of the Fisher transformation at 0.972955 | 0.75 |