Right now, I'm using the following function to get the average of column B, given that column A has a certain criteria: =SUMIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue",$B$1:$B$10)/COUNTIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue") Which works fine, except that for some of the entries whose A column says "blue" there is no data in the B column, so the denominator is off. How can I account for missing data in this function? Thanks in advance.

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12/22/2009 4:43:01 PM

Try =SUMIF($A$1:$A$10,"Blue",$B$1:$B$10)/SUMPRODUCT(($A$1:$A$10="Blue") *(B1:B10<>"")) OR try the below array formula. You create array formulas in the same way that you create other formulas, except you press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER to enter the formula. If successful in 'Formula Bar' you can notice the curly braces at both ends like "{=<formula>}" =AVERAGE(IF(A1:A10="Blue",IF(B1:B10<>"",B1:B10))) -- Jacob "AAA1986" wrote: > Right now, I'm using the following function to get the average of column B, > given that column A has a certain criteria: > > > =SUMIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue",$B$1:$B$10)/COUNTIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue") > > Which works fine, except that for some of the entries whose A column says > "blue" there is no data in the B column, so the denominator is off. How can I > account for missing data in this function? > > Thanks in advance.

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12/22/2009 4:53:02 PM

Try this array formula** : =AVERAGE(IF(A1:A10="blue",IF(B1:B10<>"",B1:B10))) ** array formulas need to be entered using the key combination of CTRL,SHIFT,ENTER (not just ENTER). Hold down both the CTRL key and the SHIFT key then hit ENTER. -- Biff Microsoft Excel MVP "AAA1986" <AAA1986@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:24D0D2E9-25A8-413E-8263-519B6D6952AC@microsoft.com... > Right now, I'm using the following function to get the average of column > B, > given that column A has a certain criteria: > > > =SUMIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue",$B$1:$B$10)/COUNTIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue") > > Which works fine, except that for some of the entries whose A column says > "blue" there is no data in the B column, so the denominator is off. How > can I > account for missing data in this function? > > Thanks in advance.

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12/22/2009 4:58:47 PM

Thanks! The first one works great. But what's the difference between the first one and the array one? Is there any reason I should use one instead of the other? "Jacob Skaria" wrote: > Try > > =SUMIF($A$1:$A$10,"Blue",$B$1:$B$10)/SUMPRODUCT(($A$1:$A$10="Blue") > *(B1:B10<>"")) > > OR try the below array formula. You create array formulas in the same way > that you create other formulas, except you press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER to enter > the formula. If successful in 'Formula Bar' you can notice the curly braces > at both ends like "{=<formula>}" > > =AVERAGE(IF(A1:A10="Blue",IF(B1:B10<>"",B1:B10))) > > -- > Jacob > > > "AAA1986" wrote: > > > Right now, I'm using the following function to get the average of column B, > > given that column A has a certain criteria: > > > > > > =SUMIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue",$B$1:$B$10)/COUNTIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue") > > > > Which works fine, except that for some of the entries whose A column says > > "blue" there is no data in the B column, so the denominator is off. How can I > > account for missing data in this function? > > > > Thanks in advance.

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12/22/2009 7:10:01 PM

The 1st one is a bit lenghty; but I would prefer the 1st one.. -- Jacob "AAA1986" wrote: > Thanks! The first one works great. But what's the difference between the > first one and the array one? Is there any reason I should use one instead of > the other? > > "Jacob Skaria" wrote: > > > Try > > > > =SUMIF($A$1:$A$10,"Blue",$B$1:$B$10)/SUMPRODUCT(($A$1:$A$10="Blue") > > *(B1:B10<>"")) > > > > OR try the below array formula. You create array formulas in the same way > > that you create other formulas, except you press CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER to enter > > the formula. If successful in 'Formula Bar' you can notice the curly braces > > at both ends like "{=<formula>}" > > > > =AVERAGE(IF(A1:A10="Blue",IF(B1:B10<>"",B1:B10))) > > > > -- > > Jacob > > > > > > "AAA1986" wrote: > > > > > Right now, I'm using the following function to get the average of column B, > > > given that column A has a certain criteria: > > > > > > > > > =SUMIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue",$B$1:$B$10)/COUNTIF($A$1:$A$10,"=Blue") > > > > > > Which works fine, except that for some of the entries whose A column says > > > "blue" there is no data in the B column, so the denominator is off. How can I > > > account for missing data in this function? > > > > > > Thanks in advance.

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12/23/2009 5:36:01 AM

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