### AVERAGE Formula In Excel

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This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the **Excel AVERAGE Function** in Excel to calculate the average ( mean ), with formula examples.

## AVERAGE Function Description:

The AVERAGE Function Averages a series. Text and blank values are ignored. Only numbers are averaged.

## Formula Examples:

## Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the AVERAGE Formula is:

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=AVERAGE(number1,number2) |

### Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

**array** – An array of numbers.

## Additional Notes

## AVERAGE Examples in VBA

You can also use the AVERAGE function in VBA. Type:

`application.worksheetfunction.average(number1,number2)`

For the function arguments (array, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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## How to use the AVERAGE Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:

`=AND(`

After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:

You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=AVERAGE(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut **CTRL + A** (**A** for **A**rguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:

For more information about the AVERAGE Formula visit the

Microsoft Website.