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GEOMEAN: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use GEOMEAN in Google Sheets?

The GEOMEAN function in Google Sheets calculates the geometric mean of a series of numbers. The geometric mean is a type of average that is used when comparing different data sets that have different scales. To use the GEOMEAN function, enter the numbers that you want to calculate the geometric mean for in a row, and then enter the function "GEOMEAN" in the next cell over. Google Sheets will then calculate the geometric mean for the numbers that you entered.

What is the syntax of GEOMEAN in Google Sheets?

The syntax of GEOMEAN in Google Sheets is quite simple. The function takes two arguments: a range of cells and an optional second argument for the number of decimal places to return. The function returns the geometric mean of the cells in the range.

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

The GEOMEAN function in Google Sheets calculates the geometric mean of a series of numbers. The function takes a list of numbers as an input, and returns the geometric mean of those numbers. The geometric mean is a measure of central tendency that is used to calculate the average growth rate of a series of numbers. The GEOMEAN function is especially useful for calculating the average growth rate of stock prices or other financial data.

When should you not use GEOMEAN in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use GEOMEAN in Google Sheets. One instance is when you have a list of numbers that are not consecutive. In this case, GEOMEAN will not give you an accurate calculation. Another time you should not use GEOMEAN is when you have a list of numbers with zero values. GEOMEAN will not give you a calculation in this case either. Finally, GEOMEAN should not be used when you have a list of numbers that are not numerical.

What are some similar formulae to GEOMEAN in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to GEOMEAN in Google Sheets. One is called AVERAGE, which calculates the average of a set of numbers. Another is called MEDIAN, which calculates the median of a set of numbers. Finally, there is also a formula called MODE, which calculates the mode of a set of numbers.

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