## What is the formula for average?

How to Calculate

**Average**. The**average**of a set of numbers is simply the sum of the numbers divided by the total number of values in the set. For example, suppose we want the**average**of 24 , 55 , 17 , 87 and 100 . Simply find the sum of the numbers: 24 + 55 + 17 + 87 + 100 = 283 and divide by 5 to get 56.6 .## What is average used for in Excel?

The

**Excel AVERAGE**function calculates the**average**(arithmetic mean) of supplied numbers.**AVERAGE**can handle up to 255 individual arguments, which can include numbers, cell references, ranges, arrays, and constants.## What is the shortcut for average in Excel?

Hot Keys for Common Excel 2010 Formula Commands

Hot Key | Excel Ribbon Command |
---|---|

Alt+MUA | Formulas→AutoSum→Average |

Alt+MUC | Formulas→AutoSum→Count Numbers |

Alt+MI | Formulas→Financial |

Alt+ME | Formulas→Date & Time |

## How do I get an average for only cells with numbers in Excel?

**Average Cells with Numbers**—**AVERAGE**- Enter the sample data on your worksheet.
- In cell A7, enter an
**AVERAGE**formula, to**average**the**numbers**in column A: =**AVERAGE**(A1:A5) - Press the Enter key, to complete the formula.
- The result will be 21.83, the
**average**of the**cells**that contain**numbers**.

## Is Number function excel?

The

**function**checks if a cell in**Excel**contains a**number**or not. It will return TRUE if the value is a**number**and if not, a FALSE value. For example, if the given value is a text, date, or time, it will return FALSE.## What is the minimum formula in Excel?

The

**Excel MIN function**returns the**smallest**numeric value in a range of values. The**MIN function**ignores empty cells, the logical values TRUE and FALSE, and text values.## What is the formula of minimum?

Example

A | |
---|---|

Formula |
Description (Result) |

=MIN(A2:A7) |
Smallest number in the range (0) |

=MAX(A2:A7) | Largest number in the range (27) |

=SMALL(A2:A7, 2) | Second smallest number in the range (4) |

## What is maximum function in Excel?

**MAX**will return the largest value in a given list of arguments. From a given set of numeric values, it will return the

**highest**value. Unlike MAXA

**function**, the

**MAX function**will count numbers but ignore empty cells, text, the logical values TRUE and FALSE, and text values.

## What is Max formula?

The Microsoft Excel

**MAX**function returns the largest value from the numbers provided. The**MAX**function is a built-in function in Excel that is categorized as a Statistical Function. As a worksheet function, the**MAX**function can be entered as part of a**formula**in a cell of a worksheet.## How do you set a maximum value in Excel?

**How to make a**

**MAX**formula in**Excel**- In a cell, type =
**MAX**( - Select a range of numbers using the mouse.
- Type the closing parenthesis.
- Press the Enter key to complete your formula.

## How do you create a formula for Min in Excel?

## What is F $6 in Excel?

$B$6 is called an absolute reference. It usually

**does**not change when you copy the formula. However, it might change when you delete columns to the left and rows above.## How do I select the first 5 letters in Excel?

=LEFT (A2,

**5**) and press Enter on the keyboard. The function will return the **first 5 characters** from the cell.

## How do I get the first 10 characters in Excel?

Extract

**first n characters**from string Select a blank cell, here I select the Cell G1, and type this formula =LEFT(E1,3) (E1 is the cell you want to extract the **first** 3 **characters** from), press Enter button, and drag fill handle to the range you want. Then you see the **first** 3 **characters** are extracted.

## How do I make the first letter capital in Excel?

In cell B2, type =PROPER(A2), then press Enter. This formula converts the name in cell A2 from

**uppercase**to proper case. To convert the text to lowercase, type =LOWER(A2) instead. Use =UPPER(A2) in cases where you need to convert text to**uppercase**, replacing A2 with the appropriate cell reference.## How do I make all capital in Excel?

Select a blank cell which is adjacent to the cell you want to

**make uppercase**or lowercase. 2. For making cell text**uppercase**, please enter the formula =UPPER(B2) into the formula bar, and then press the Enter key.## How do I automatically capitalize the first letter?

**To change the case of selected text in a document, do the following:**

- Select the text for which you want to change the case.
- Go to Home > Change case .
- Do one of the following: To
**capitalize the first letter**of a sentence and leave all other**letters**as lowercase, click Sentence case.

David Nilsen is the former editor of Fourth & Sycamore. He is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. You can find more of his writing on his website at davidnilsenwriter.com and follow him on Twitter as @NilsenDavid.