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NOMINAL: Google Sheets Formulae Explained

How do you use NOMINAL in Google Sheets?

There are a few ways to use the NOMINAL function in Google Sheets. One way is to use it to find the average of a group of numbers. Another way is to use it to find the standard deviation of a group of numbers.

What is the syntax of NOMINAL in Google Sheets?

The syntax of NOMINAL in Google Sheets is as follows:

=NOMINAL(value, [mode])

value - The value to be converted.

mode - The mode to be used. The default mode is "average".

The following are the available modes:

"average" - Returns the average of the values.

"count" - Returns the count of the values.

"max" - Returns the maximum of the values.

"min" - Returns the minimum of the values.

"sum" - Returns the sum of the values.

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

One way to use NOMINAL in Google Sheets is to create a pivot table. For example, let's say you want to see how much your business spent on advertising last year by product. You can create a pivot table that shows the total amount spent on advertising for each product, as well as the product's name and category. To create a pivot table, first create a table with the data you want to use. Next, select the "Pivot Table" option under the "Tools" menu. A new sheet will open with a blank pivot table. In the first row of the table, enter the column headings you want to use. In the first column, enter the data you want to pivot. Finally, click and drag the cells you want to include in the pivot table to the appropriate places.

When should you not use NOMINAL in Google Sheets?

There are several instances in which you should not use the NOMINAL function in Google Sheets. First, the function should not be used when you are trying to calculate a median or mean value. Additionally, the NOMINAL function should not be used when you are trying to compare two or more data sets. Finally, the function should not be used when you are trying to calculate a standard deviation.

What are some similar formulae to NOMINAL in Google Sheets?

Nominal is a formula in Google Sheets that calculates the average of a set of numbers. It is similar to the SUM and AVERAGE formulas, but it calculates the average of the numbers that are in the named range instead of the sum of the numbers in the range. The formula is:

=AVERAGE(Named_Range)

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