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Question by iankeefe
Submitted on 7/10/2003
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I am attempting to create a running average in one field:  My example is, I have a column of cells (B4:B25) at the end there is one line totaling all the cells and one line giving an average of all the cells (B4:B25).  How can I program the average cell such that it will only include the cells which have non 0 numbers in them?

Answer by tewald
Submitted on 3/3/2004
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If you're using Excel, you could use a formula like this:

You're telling Excel to divide the sum of the non-zero cells by the count of the non-zero cells, which will give you their answer.

I see you asked this almost 8 months ago. Guess it's kinda too late now.

Tom Ewald


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