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How to use Excel AVERAGE function

SUMMARY INFO

All the basic information regarding AVERAGE function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)

Function: AVERAGE
Function Category: Statistical
Description: Returns the average of its arguments
Return Value: A number representing the average.
Syntax: =AVERAGE (number1, [number2], …)
Applies to: Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Other languages: English: AVERAGE
French: MOYENNE
German: MITTELWERT
Spanish: PROMEDIO
Dutch: GEMIDDELDE
Italian: MEDIA
Russian: СРЗНАЧ
Danish: MIDDEL
Swedish: MEDEL
Portuguese (Brazil): MÉDIA
Polish: ŚREDNIA
Finnish: KESKIARVO
Norwegian: GJENNOMSNITT
Portuguese (Portugal): MÉDIA
Czech: PRŮMĚR
Hungarian: ÁTLAG
Turkish: ORTALAMA
All Other Languages: AVERAGE
Related Functions: MAX, MIN

 

FUNCTION DETAILS

Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of function can be seen below.

AVERAGE

=AVERAGE (number1, [number2], …)

number1  A number or cell reference that refers to numeric values.
number2 [optional]  A number or cell reference that refers to numeric values.

 

VIDEO EXAMPLES

Check the video below to see How to use Excel AVERAGE function with some examples:

 

LINKS AND RESOURCES

Here we provide a list of useful links which we think can be useful while trying to learn the function usage with some examples and tips.

Microsoft Office support page – Excel AVERAGE function:
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/AVERAGE-function-047bac88-d466-426c-a32b-8f33eb960cf6

 

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