In Excel 2010, the NORMSDIST function has been replaced by the NORM.S.DIST function, which can calculate the both the probability density function and the cumulative distribution function, (whereas the Normsdist function only calculates the cumulative distribution function).
The Excel NORMSDIST function calculates the Standard Normal Cumulative Distribution Function for a supplied value.
The syntax of the function is:
Where z is the value at which you want to calculate the function.
In the spreadsheet below, the Excel Normsdist Function is used to calculate the Standard Normal Cumulative Distribution function at 3 different values of z.
For further information and examples of the Excel Normsdist function, see the Microsoft Office website.
If you get an error from the Excel Normsdist function this is likely to be the #VALUE! error:
|#VALUE!||-||Occurs if the supplied argument is non-numeric.|