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Simple Arithmetic Average – AVERAGE The simple arithmetic average can be calculated using Excel's AVERAGE function. See the table below for a detailed list of the exercises and problems in the text that can be solved using this function. Syntax =AVERAGE(number1,number2,. .) General Example The following general example shows how the AVERAGE function can be used. Notice that the AVERAGE function appears in the formula bar. 1

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Using the AVERAGE Function in a Spreadsheet To calculate the arithmetic average of a group of values, create a spreadsheet by following Steps 1 to 6. Or, to use the AVERAGE function right away, open the AVERAGE worksheet in the Excel Functions Templates workbook. Step 1 : Enter Average Function in cell A1. You will replace Average Function with your project title when you use the spreadsheet for a particular question or situation. Step 2 : Leave cells A2 to A8 empty. You will place labels in these cells later. Step 3 : Click on cell C8 to select that cell. To place the AVERAGE function in cell C8, click the Paste Function button fx on the Toolbar. In the Function Category list, click on All . In the Function Name list, click on AVERAGE , then click OK . Step 4
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## This note was uploaded on 08/22/2009 for the course MATH 1101 taught by Professor Tonycirusolo during the Fall '05 term at Niagara College.

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