The format of the Multinomial function is:
where the number arguments are one or more integers (or arrays of integers) for which you want to calculate the multinomial.
Cell B1 of the spreadsheet below shows an the Excel Multinomial Function, used to calculate the multinomial of four values that are stored in column A of the spreadsheet.
|1||3||=MULTINOMIAL( A1:A4 )||- returns the value 27,720|
The above example shows that the multinomial of the four values 3, 1, 2 and 5 is 27,720.
Further information and examples of the Excel Multinomial function are provided on the Microsoft Office website.
If you get an error from the Excel Multinomial Function, this is likely to be one of the following:
|#NUM!||-||Occurs if any of the supplied values are less than 0.|
|#VALUE!||-||Occurs if any of the supplied values are non-numeric.|