Average Function – Arithmetic Mean

AVERAGE (Arithmetic Mean)

Finding the Average (arithmetic mean) in Excel is very easy. Just like in basic math, you add up a list of numbers and divide by sum of inputs. Below we will walk through the basics of this process.

Various AVERAGE Syntax’s available in Excel:

=AVERAGE – returns an average of numbers.

=AVERAGEIF – finds an average of numbers based on a single criterion.

=AVERAGEIFS – finds an average of numbers based on multiple criteria.


In the example, we use the syntax:


This gives us the result of 19.125

AVERAGE function

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