WorksheetFunction.LogInv Method (Excel)

Office 2013 and later
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Use the lognormal distribution to analyze logarithmically transformed data.

Important note Important

This function has been replaced with one or more new functions that may provide improved accuracy and whose names better reflect their usage. This function is still available for compatibility with earlier versions of Excel. However, if backward compatibility is not required, you should consider using the new functions from now on, because they more accurately describe their functionality.

For more information about the new function, see the LogNorm_Inv method.

expression .LogInv(Arg1, Arg2, Arg3)

expression A variable that represents a WorksheetFunction object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Arg1

Required

Double

Probability - a probability associated with the lognormal distribution.

Arg2

Required

Double

Mean - the mean of ln(x).

Arg3

Required

Double

Standard_dev - the standard deviation of ln(x).

Return Value

Double

  • If any argument is nonnumeric, LOGINV returns the #VALUE! error value.

  • If probability <= 0 or probability >= 1, LOGINV returns the #NUM! error value.

  • If standard_dev <= 0, LOGINV returns the #NUM! error value.

  • The inverse of the lognormal distribution function is:

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