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WorksheetFunction.Fisher Method (Excel)

Returns the Fisher transformation at x. This transformation produces a function that is normally distributed rather than skewed. Use this function to perform hypothesis testing on the correlation coefficient.

expression .Fisher(Arg1)

expression A variable that represents a WorksheetFunction object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Arg1

Required

Double

x - a numeric value for which you want the transformation.

Return Value

Double

  • 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: awffishr_ZA06051141

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