using if function to specify range in formula

```I am trying to use the median function, but only apply it to certai
values in a range. It is easy to do this with the average functio
using sumif and dividing it by countif, but is there any way to do thi
on other functions

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```Hi
use the following array formula (entered with CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER):
=MEDIA(IF(A1:A100=your_value,A1:A100))

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Regards
Frank Kabel
Frankfurt, Germany

> I am trying to use the median function, but only apply it to certain
> values in a range. It is easy to do this with the average function
> using sumif and dividing it by countif, but is there any way to do
> this on other functions?
>
>
> ---
> Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
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frank.kabel (11126)
5/19/2004 4:40:34 PM
```As an example

=MEDIAN(IF(A1:A10>5,A1:A10))

entered with ctrl + shift & enter

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Regards,

Peo Sjoblom

"anjem >" <<anjem.16ihli@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote in message
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> I am trying to use the median function, but only apply it to certain
> values in a range. It is easy to do this with the average function
> using sumif and dividing it by countif, but is there any way to do this
> on other functions?
>
>
> ---
> Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
>

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terre08 (1112)
5/19/2004 4:41:30 PM
```You need to use an array formula.
Example, to find the median for numbers less than 10 in a range:
1) enter =MEDIAN(IF(C16:C25<10,C16:C25))
2) complete the formula using Shift+Ctrl+Enter (NOT just a simple enter)
Excel adds braces { } around the formula

You may want to try =AVERAGE(IF(C16:C25<10,C16:C25)) (entered as an array
formula) to compare with your other method

Best wishes
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Bernard Liengme
www.stfx.ca/people/bliengme

"anjem >" <<anjem.16ihli@excelforum-nospam.com> wrote in message
news:anjem.16ihli@excelforum-nospam.com...
> I am trying to use the median function, but only apply it to certain
> values in a range. It is easy to do this with the average function
> using sumif and dividing it by countif, but is there any way to do this
> on other functions?
>
>
> ---
> Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
>

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5/19/2004 4:46:44 PM

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