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AVERAGE

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This function calculates the average of the specified numeric values.

Syntax

AVERAGE(value1,value2,...)

AVERAGE(array)

AVERAGE(array1,array2,...)

Arguments

Each argument can be a double-precision floating-point value, an integer value, or an array (cell range) of these. Up to 255 arguments may be included. You can use a single array (cell range) instead of a list of values. You can use multiple arrays (cell ranges) as well.

Remarks

This is a measure of the variability in a data set.

This function differs from AVERAGEA, which accepts text or logical values as well as numeric values.

Data Types

Accepts numeric data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

Examples

AVERAGE(A1,B3,D5,E9,L8,L9)

AVERAGE(R1C1,R3C2)

AVERAGE(A1:A9)

AVERAGE(A1:A9,B1:B9,D5:D8)

AVERAGE(98,72,85) gives the result 85

 

See Also

AVEDEV

AVERAGEA

CONFIDENCE

DEVSQ

MEDIAN

VAR