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MEDIAN: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use MEDIAN in Google Sheets?

There are a few ways to use MEDIAN in Google Sheets. The first way is to use the function in the "Math" category. To do this, you would type "=MEDIAN(range)" into a cell, where "range" is the range of cells you want the median of. The second way is to use the "Filter" feature. To do this, you would type "=MEDIAN(range)" into the "Filter" box at the top of a column, and the median of the range will be displayed in the column.

What is the syntax of MEDIAN in Google Sheets?

The MEDIAN function in Google Sheets takes an array of numbers as input and calculates the median of that array. The syntax for the MEDIAN function is as follows:

=MEDIAN(array)

where "array" is the array of numbers you want to calculate the median of.

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

The MEDIAN function in Google Sheets can be used to find the median value of a given set of numbers. To use the function, simply enter the numbers you want to compare into the function's parentheses, and then press the Enter key on your keyboard. The median value of the numbers will be automatically calculated and displayed in the cell you selected.

When should you not use MEDIAN in Google Sheets?

There are a few occasions when you should not use MEDIAN in Google Sheets. One such instance is when you are working with data that is not sorted. In this case, the median will not be accurate. Another time you should not use MEDIAN is when you have an extremely small data set. With few data points, the median can be skewed by a few outlier values.

What are some similar formulae to MEDIAN in Google Sheets?

There are a few similar formulae to MEDIAN in Google Sheets that you can use for your data analysis. The first is the AVERAGE formula, which will calculate the average of all the numbers in a given range. The second is the MODE formula, which will return the most common value in a given range. And the third is the QUARTILE formula, which will return the quartile of a given set of data.

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