# Descriptive Statistics in Excel

You can use the Analysis Toolpak add-in to generate **descriptive statistics**. For example, you may have the scores of 14 participants for a test.

To generate descriptive statistics for these scores, execute the following steps.

1. On the Data tab, in the Analysis group, click **Data Analysis**.

Note: can't find the Data Analysis button? Click here to load the Analysis ToolPak add-in.

2. Select Descriptive Statistics and click OK.

3. Select the range A2:A15 as the Input Range.

4. Select cell C1 as the Output Range.

5. Make sure Summary statistics is checked.

6. Click OK.

Result:

Tip: visit our page about statistical functions to learn more about this topic.