CHISQ.DIST DAX Function (Statistical)

Returns the chi-squared distribution. The chi-squared distribution is commonly used to study variation in the percentage of something across samples, such as the fraction of the day people spend watching television.


CHISQ.DIST ( <X>, <Deg_freedom>, <Cumulative> )
Parameter Attributes Description

The value at which you want to evaluate the distribution.


The number of degrees of freedom.


A logical value that determines the form of the function. If cumulative is TRUE, CHISQ.DIST returns the cumulative distribution function; if FALSE, it returns the probability density function.

Return values

Scalar A single decimal value.

Returns the chi-squared distribution.


If any argument is nonnumeric, CHISQ.DIST returns the #VALUE! error value.

If x is negative, CHISQ.DIST returns the #NUM! error value.

If deg_freedom is not an integer, it is truncated.

If deg_freedom < 1 or deg_freedom > 10^10, CHISQ.DIST returns the #NUM! error value.

Related functions

Other related functions are:

Last update: Oct 20, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

DAX Conventions
Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

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Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.


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