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How to Average Only Positive or Negative Numbers of a Range

Suppose both positive numbers and negative numbers exist in a table. If we want to know the average of only positive numbers in this table, we can create a formula to get average of all positive numbers with all negative numbers ignored. In this article, we will help you to construct a formula with AVERAGE… read more »

VLOOKUP with Two Lookup Tables

VLOOKUP is one of the key functions among all lookup & reference functions in Excel. Today we will show you the application of VLOOKUP function when there are two lookup tables. EXAMPLE Table1 and table2 record the rates of Y2020 and Y2021 separately. Rates are increased in Y2021. In “Statistic” table, we want to fill… read more »

Approximate Match with Multiple Criteria by INDEX & MATCH

In Excel, INDEX function and MATCH function are often used together for returning data from specific position. And MATCH function is one of Excel lookup & reference functions that can return approximate value by setting match type. Above all, through generating a formula with INDEX and MATCH function, we can get an approximate value properly… read more »

Average the Last N Numeric Values in Excel

AVERAGE function is one of the most popular functions in Excel. Apply AVERAGE together with some other functions, we can calculate average simply for some complex situations. In this article, we will introduce you to calculate average of the last N numbers from a range contains both numeric values and non-numeric values. EXAMPLE In this… read more »

How to Average and Ignore Errors in Excel

This post will guide you how to average a list of values and ignoring any errors in the given range in Excel 2013/2016 or Excel office 365. You can use the AVERAGEIF function or AGGREGATE function to calculate the average of a range of cells which might include some errors in Excel. Average Cells Ignoring… read more »

Running Count of Occurrence List

This post will guide you how to get running count of an occurrence in a list with formula in Excel 2013/2016 or Excel office 365. How to create a running count of certain values that appear in the given range of cells in your worksheet in Excel. Running Count of Occurrence in List Assuming you… read more »

How to Count Number of Cells that Contain Errors in Excel

This post will guide you how to count the number of cells that contain errors within a range of cells using a formula in Excel 2013/2016.You can easily to count cells equal to a specific value or text string through COUNTIF function. But if there is an easy way to count cells contain errors in… read more »

How to Sum by Group in Excel

Sometimes we may have the requirement that subtotal data by group in a table. To just subtotal data in a column, we can use SUM function directly; for data in a column, amount data in another column, we can use SUMIF function to subtotal data. But to subtotal data in group, we need to classify… read more »

How to Compare Two Columns and Remove the Duplicate Values by Formula in Excel

To compare two columns and remove the duplicate values, we have already posted a tutorial about how to solve this problem by ‘Conditional Formatting’ feature ‘Remove Duplicate’ rule. Actually, there are some other ways to solve it as well. If you are not familiar with ‘Conditional Formatting’ feature, you can also use a formula to… read more »

How to Get Another Cell Value If One Cell Equals in Excel

This post will guide you how to extract another cell value if one specified cell equals to a given value or an adjacent cell value using a formula in Excel 2013/2016. Normally, if you want to do some operation when a given cell equals a certain value, and you can create a new formula based… read more »

How to ignore Blank Cells while Concatenating cells in Excel

This post will guide you how to concatenate cells but ignore all blank cells in your worksheet in Excel. How do I concatenate cells but ignore blank cells with a formula in Excel. How to create a concatenate formula to skip blank cells with user defined function in Excel 2013/2016. Concatenating Cells but Ignore Blanks… read more »

How to Compare Time Difference with Certain Time in Excel

Sometimes we need to count time difference when participating a contest or an exam, and if the time difference (between start time and end time) is greater than certain time, participants are failed in the contest. So, in this situation we need to know the method to compare time difference with certain time. This article… read more »

How to Display User-Defined Text in All Blank Cells in Excel

Sometimes there are some blank cells exist in created table, if we want to mark them with user-defined text to make them easier to be found out, how can we do? Actually, there are several ways to implement this. In this article, we will introduce you two tricks to display user defined text in blank… read more »

How to Find the Earliest and Latest Date in Excel

We have a range of dates and we want to look up the earliest and the latest date based on certain criteria like the earliest date for a showing movie, we can use MIN and MAX functions with IF function or INDEX function together to find the matched date based on some criteria. Except using… read more »

How to Calculate Weekly Average by Formula in Excel

In our daily life we often create tables for recording the money we spend for lunch or dinner or something else per date. This can help us know the total cost or average cost per date or other unit clearly via some statistic related functions in excel, and then we can cut back on unnecessary… read more »