Excel GAMMA.DIST Function

What is GAMMA.DIST function in Excel?

The GAMMA.DIST function is one of the Statistical functions of Excel.

It returns the gamma distribution.

We can find this function in Statistical of insert function Tab.

How to use GAMMA.DIST function in excel

  1. Click on an empty cell (like F5).
 an empty cell in excel

2. Click on the fx icon (or press shift+F3).

fx icon in excel

3. In the insert function tab you will see all functions.

function list in excel

4. Select STATISTICAL category.

5. Select GAMMA.DIST function.

6. Then select ok.

excel GAMMA.DIST function

7. In the function arguments Tab you will see GAMMA.DIST function.

8. X is the value at which you want to evaluate the distribution, a non-negative number.

9. Alpha is a parameter to the distribution, a positive number.

10. Beta is a parameter to the distribution, a positive number. If beta = 1, GAMMA.DIST returns the standard gamma distribution.

11. Cumulative is a logical value: return the cumulative distribution function = TRUE; return the probability mass function = FALSE or omitted.

12. You will see the results in the formula result section.

Examples of GAMMA.DIST function in Excel

GAMMA.DIST related functions 

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