This post will guide you how to use **Google Sheets AVERAGE function** with syntax and examples in Google Spreadsheets.

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**Description**

The Google Sheets AVERAGE function returns the average of the numbers that you provided.

The AVERAGE function is a build-in function in Google Sheets and it is categorized as a Statistical Function.

**Syntax**

The syntax of the AVERAGE function is as below:

`= AVERAGE (number1,[number2],…)`

**Where** the AVERAGE function arguments are:

-This is a required argument. the first numeric values**Number1**

– This is an optional argument.**Number2**

** Google Sheets AVERAGE Function Example **

The below examples will show you how to use Google Sheets AVERAGE Function to return the average of the numbers provided.

**#1** To get the average value of the numbers in cell range** B1:B3** Cell, just using the following Google Sheets formula:

=AVERAGE(B1:B3)