Functions: Flexaverage and Average, Maxaverage, Dropaverage
The mean functions calculate the arithmetic mean of a selection - unlimited - of columns.
Each function has its own peculiarity, but in most cases, FLEXAVERAGE is the one to be used.
FLEXAVERAGEArithmetic mean of all columns included. Skip empty cells
FLEXAVERAGE (column, column, column, column ...)
You must insert any value (p.e. 0) in one empty cell if you want it to be included in the calculation.
AVERAGEKept for legacy reasons, actually does exactly the same es Flexaverage.
MAXAVERAGEIt takes the N maximum values of a selection of columns and calculates their arithmetic mean.
Skip empty cells
MAXAVERAGE (Number of maximum columns to take into account, column, column, column ...)
DROPAVERAGEDiscard the minimum N values of a selection of columns and calculate their arithmetic mean. Skip empty cells
DROPAVERAGE (Number of minimum columns to drop, column, column, column ...)
ExampleThese are our sample data. In each cell the values that are taken into account with each function are shown.
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