# HYPGEOMDIST

**Definition/Description of Formula:**

Calculates the probability of drawing a certain number of successes in a certain number of tries given a population of a certain size containing a certain number of successes, without replacement of draws.

**Syntax:**

`HYPGEOMDIST(x, n, M, N)`

- x - The desired number of successes.
`n`

- The number of permitted draws.- N - The total number of successes in the population.
- M - The total size of the population

**Notes **

`BINOMDIST`

describes the probability of drawing a certain number of successes in a certain number of tries given a population of a certain size containing a certain number of successes,*with*replacement of draws.

**See Also:**

`NORMSDIST`

: Returns the value of the standard normal cumulative distribution function for a specified value.

`NORMINV`

: Returns the value of the inverse normal distribution function for a specified value, mean, and standard deviation.

`NORMDIST`

: Returns the value of the normal distribution function (or normal cumulative distribution function) for a specified value, mean, and standard deviation.

`NEGBINOMDIST`

: Calculates the probability of drawing a certain number of failures before a certain number of successes given a probability of success in independent trials.

`LOGNORMDIST`

: Returns the value of the log-normal cumulative distribution with given mean and standard deviation at a specified value.

`LOGINV`

: Returns the value of the inverse log-normal cumulative distribution with given mean and standard deviation at a specified value.

`BINOMDIST`

: Calculates the probability of drawing a certain number of successes (or a maximum number of successes) in a certain number of tries given a population of a certain size containing a certain number of successes, with replacement of draws.

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