VARX.SDAX Function (Statistical)

Estimates variance based on a sample that results from evaluating an expression for each row of a table.

Syntax

VARX.S ( <Table>, <Expression> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Table

The table containing the rows for which the expression will be evaluated.

Expression

The expression to be evaluated for each row of the table.

Return values

Scalar A single decimal value.

A number that represents the variance of a sample population.

Remarks

VARX.S assumes that the column refers to a sample of the population.

To compute the variance with the entire population, use VARX.P.

Related articles

Learn more about VARX.S in the following articles:

• Statistical Patterns

DAX includes a few statistical aggregation functions, such as average, variance, and standard deviation. Other typical statistical calculations require you to write longer DAX expressions. Excel, from this point of view, has a much richer language. The Statistical Patterns are a collection of common statistical calculations: median, mode, moving average, percentile, and quartile. » Read more

Related functions

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Last update: Nov 20, 2020     » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo, Daniel Otykier

MSDN documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/varx-s-function-dax

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Context Transition

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

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.

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.

Deprecated

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

Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

DirectQuery compatibility

Limitations are placed on DAX expressions allowed in measures and calculated columns.
The state below shows the DirectQuery compatibility of the DAX function.

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