Var (MDX)

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Returns the sample variance of a numeric expression evaluated over a set, using the unbiased population formula (dividing by n).

Syntax


Var(Set_Expression [ ,Numeric_Expression ] )  

Arguments

Set_Expression
A valid Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression that returns a set.

Numeric_Expression
A valid numeric expression that is typically a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) expression of cell coordinates that return a number.

Remarks

The Var function returns the unbiased variance of a specified numeric expression evaluated over a specified set.

The Var function uses the unbiased population formula, and the VarP function uses the biased population formula.

See Also

MDX Function Reference (MDX)