Excel AverageA Function

This post will guide you how to use Excel AVERAGEA function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.


The Excel AVERAGEA function returns the average of its arguments, including numbers, text, and logical values.

The AVERAGEA function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Statistical Function.

The AVERAGEA function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.


The syntax of the AVERAGEA function is as below:

= AVERAGEA (value1,[value2],…)

Where the AVERAGEA function arguments are:
Value1 -This is a required argument.  The first values, it can be numbers, Text, logical values, ranges.
Number2 – This is an optional argument.


The below examples will show you how to use Excel AVERAGEA Function to return the average of the values provided.

#1 To get the average of the numbers in cell range B1:B2, and the text “excelhow.net” in cell B3, just using the following excel formula: =AVERAGEA(B1:B3)

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