# STANDARDIZE

## Definition

Calculates the normalized equivalent of a random variable given mean and standard deviation of the distribution.

#### Sample Usage

`STANDARDIZE(96,80,6.7)`

`STANDARDIZE(A2,A3,A4)`

#### Syntax

`STANDARDIZE(value, mean, standard_deviation)`

`value`

- The value of the random variable to normalize.`mean`

- The mean of the distribution.`standard_deviation`

- The standard deviation of the distribution.

#### Notes

- For a given dataset,
`mean`

can be calculated using`AVERAGE`

or its related functions and`standard_deviation`

can be calculated using`STDEV`

or its related functions.

#### See Also

`STDEV`

: Calculates the standard deviation based on a sample.

`AVERAGE`

: Returns the numerical average value in a dataset, ignoring text.

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