#### EXcluding Zeros from the average in a row

HI
I am trying to average a row of numbers (F35:U35) that have numeric zeros in
some of the cells. However, I would like to exclude them, and the cells from
the calculation "=AVERAGE(F35:U35)". Is there a way to do that?

Thanks
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Geo

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Geo (129)
12/31/2004 1:19:07 PM
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Hi Geo

This array formula will do the job:

=AVERAGE(IF(F35:U35<>0,F35:U35))

To be entered with <Shift><Ctrl><Enter> instead of <Enter>,
also if edited later.

--
Best Regards
Leo Heuser

"Geo" <Geo@discussions.microsoft.com> skrev i en meddelelse
news:9C2B0B65-1AF8-494C-A48C-F73E24DC782A@microsoft.com...
> HI
> I am trying to average a row of numbers (F35:U35) that have numeric zeros
in
> some of the cells. However, I would like to exclude them, and the cells
from
> the calculation "=AVERAGE(F35:U35)". Is there a way to do that?
>
> Thanks
> --
> Geo


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12/31/2004 2:04:45 PM
In addition to Leo's array formula, you also have the
option of using:

=SUM(F35:U35)/COUNTIF(F35:U35,"<>0")

so long as your range does not contain any empty cells or
non-numerical values.

HTH
Jason
Atlanta, GA

>-----Original Message-----
>HI
>I am trying to average a row of numbers (F35:U35) that
have numeric zeros in
>some of the cells. However, I would like to exclude them,
and the cells from
>the calculation "=AVERAGE(F35:U35)". Is there a way to do
that?
>
>Thanks
>--
>Geo
>.
>

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jasonjmorin (551)
12/31/2004 2:49:06 PM
Empty cells are not equal to zero.

=SUM(F35:U35)/(COUNTIF(F35:U35,">0")+COUNTIF(F35:U35,"<0"))

is more bullet proof.

Jerry

Jason Morin wrote:

> In addition to Leo's array formula, you also have the
> option of using:
>
> =SUM(F35:U35)/COUNTIF(F35:U35,"<>0")
>
> so long as your range does not contain any empty cells or
> non-numerical values.
>
> HTH
> Jason
> Atlanta, GA
>
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>HI
>>I am trying to average a row of numbers (F35:U35) that
>>
> have numeric zeros in
>
>>some of the cells. However, I would like to exclude them,
>>
> and the cells from
>
>>the calculation "=AVERAGE(F35:U35)". Is there a way to do
>>
> that?
>
>>Thanks
>>--
>>Geo


 0
12/31/2004 3:14:55 PM
I know empty cells are not equal to zero. That's why I
stated this formula is limited to non-numerical values and
and no empty cells. Your formula is definitely more bullet
proof in that regard.

Jason

>-----Original Message-----
>Empty cells are not equal to zero.
>
>   =SUM(F35:U35)/(COUNTIF(F35:U35,">0")+COUNTIF
(F35:U35,"<0"))
>
>is more bullet proof.
>
>Jerry
>
>Jason Morin wrote:
>
>> In addition to Leo's array formula, you also have the
>> option of using:
>>
>> =SUM(F35:U35)/COUNTIF(F35:U35,"<>0")
>>
>> so long as your range does not contain any empty cells
or
>> non-numerical values.
>>
>> HTH
>> Jason
>> Atlanta, GA
>>
>>
>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>HI
>>>I am trying to average a row of numbers (F35:U35) that
>>>
>> have numeric zeros in
>>
>>>some of the cells. However, I would like to exclude
them,
>>>
>> and the cells from
>>
>>>the calculation "=AVERAGE(F35:U35)". Is there a way to
do
>>>
>> that?
>>
>>>Thanks
>>>--
>>>Geo
>
>.
>

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jasonjmorin (551)
12/31/2004 4:07:56 PM

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