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**DAverage**

In Excel, the DAverage function averages all numbers in a column in a list or database, based on a given criteria. The syntax for the DAverage function is: DAverage( range, field, criteria ) range is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to average the values. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DCount**

In Excel, the DCount function returns the number of cells in a column or database that contains numbers and meets a given criteria. The syntax for the DCount function is: DCount( range, field, criteria ) range is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to count the values. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DCountA**

In Excel, the DCountA function returns the number of cells in a column or database that contains nonblank values and meets a given criteria. The syntax for the DCountA function is: DCountA( range, field, criteria ) range is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to count the values. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria

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**DGet**

In Excel, the DGet function retrieves from a database a single record that matches a given criteria. The syntax for the DGet function is: DGet( database, field, criteria ) database is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to retrieve. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria. Note: If no record matches the criteria, the DGet function returns #VALUE! error. If more than one record matches the criteria, the DGet function returns #NUM! error.

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**DMax**

In Excel, the DMax function returns the largest number in a column in a list or database, based on a given criteria. The syntax for the DMax function is: DMax( database, field, criteria ) database is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to find the largest number in. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DMin**

In Excel, the DMin function returns the smallest number in a column in a list or database, based on a given criteria. The syntax for the DMin function is: DMin( database, field, criteria ) database is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to find the smallest number in. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DProduct**

In Excel, the DProduct function returns the product of the numbers in a column in a list or database, based on a given criteria. The syntax for the DProduct function is: DProduct( database, field, criteria ) database is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to multiply the numbers in. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DStDev**

In Excel, the DStDev function returns the standard deviation of a population based on a sample of numbers in a column in a list or database, based on a given criteria. The syntax for the DStDev function is: DStDev( database, field, criteria ) database is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to be used by the DStDev function. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DStDevP**

In Excel, the DStDevP function returns the standard deviation of a population based on the entire population of numbers in a column in a list or database, based on a given criteria. The syntax for the DStDevP function is: DStDevP( database, field, criteria ) database is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to be used by the DStDevP function. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DSum**

In Excel, the DSum function sums the numbers in a column or database that meets a given criteria. The syntax for the DSum function is: DSum( range, field, criteria ) range is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to sum the values. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DVar**

In Excel, the DVar function returns the variance of a population based on a sample of numbers in a column in a list or database, based on a given criteria. The syntax for the DVar function is: DVar( database, field, criteria ) database is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to be used by the DVar function. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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**DVarP**

In Excel, the DVarP function returns the variance of a population based on the entire population of numbers in a column in a list or database, based on a given criteria. The syntax for the DVarP function is: DVarP( database, field, criteria ) database is the range of cells that you want to apply the criteria against. field is the column to be used by the DVarP function. You can either specify the numerical position of the column in the list or the column label in double quotation marks. criteria is the range of cells that contains your criteria.

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