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AVERAGE: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use AVERAGE in Google Sheets?

AVERAGE is a function in Google Sheets that calculates the arithmetic mean of a given set of numbers. To use AVERAGE, simply enter the numbers you want to average into the function's parentheses, and then press the ENTER key on your keyboard. Google Sheets will then calculate the average of the numbers you entered and return the result in a cell of your spreadsheet. You can also use AVERAGE to average a range of cells in your spreadsheet. To do this, select the cells you want to average, and then enter the AVERAGE function into the formula bar at the top of the spreadsheet. Google Sheets will then calculate the average of the numbers in the selected cells.

What is the syntax of AVERAGE in Google Sheets?

The syntax of AVERAGE in Google Sheets is as follows: AVERAGE(number1,number2,...) where number1,number2,etc. are the numbers you want to average.

What is an example of how to use AVERAGE in Google Sheets?

The average function in Google Sheets is used to calculate the average of a given set of numbers. To use the average function, you need to input the numbers you want to calculate the average of into a designated column in your spreadsheet. After you have input the numbers, you need to select the average function from the "functions" toolbar at the top of your spreadsheet. Once you have selected the function, a dialogue box will appear that will ask for the input for the function. In the dialogue box, you will need to select the column of numbers you want to calculate the average of and then hit the "return" key. The average of the numbers in the column will then be calculated and displayed in the cell below the dialogue box.

When should you not use AVERAGE in Google Sheets?

There are a few cases in which you should not use AVERAGE in Google Sheets. One instance is when you have a list of numbers with both positive and negative values. In this case, AVERAGE will give you a value that is inaccurate and does not reflect the true average of the numbers in the list. Another time you should not use AVERAGE is when you have a list of text values. In this case, AVERAGE will return the value of 0 for each number in the list.

What are some similar formulae to AVERAGE in Google Sheets?

AVERAGE is a formula used in Google Sheets to calculate the average of a series of numbers. It is written as =AVERAGE(range of cells). There are a number of similar formulas that can be used to calculate averages in Google Sheets. These formulas are: =MEAN(range of cells), =MEDIAN(range of cells), and =MODE(range of cells).

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