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hiiiiii . please i need to find the mean (average) from my table

Solved by V. C. in 30 mins

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User
24/08/2018 - 07:28

hiiii

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:28

Hi

User
24/08/2018 - 07:28

please

User
24/08/2018 - 07:28

need help

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:28

Sure

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:28

Could you share the data?

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:28

For average, you could use formula, =average(c1:c4)

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:29

IF your data is in column C rows 1 to 4

User
24/08/2018 - 07:29

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:29

I inserted the sample formula in cell D4

User
24/08/2018 - 07:29

because its

User
24/08/2018 - 07:29

temperature

User
24/08/2018 - 07:29

and time

User
24/08/2018 - 07:30

yes

User
24/08/2018 - 07:30

i know i did that

User
24/08/2018 - 07:30

but

User
24/08/2018 - 07:30

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:31

I am not clear what is required

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:31

If you don't want average, what is the requirement here?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:32

i wan to find mean

User
24/08/2018 - 07:32

of the time and temp

User
24/08/2018 - 07:32

are u able to see a foldre

User
24/08/2018 - 07:32

?

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:33

what is foldre? DO you mean folder?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:33

oops

User
24/08/2018 - 07:33

yea typing mistakes

User
24/08/2018 - 07:33

sorry

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:33

No problem, I don't see any folder

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:34

I have just the excel you just shared

User
24/08/2018 - 07:34

oops

User
24/08/2018 - 07:34

ok

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:35

In the file, which sheet contains data?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:35

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:35

Is it sheet(0)

User
24/08/2018 - 07:35

this one

User
24/08/2018 - 07:35

no

User
24/08/2018 - 07:35

3

User
24/08/2018 - 07:35

please

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:36

I am on sheet 3

User
24/08/2018 - 07:36

me too

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:36

Could you be specific what you need to be done here?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:36

find mean?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:37

so my demonstrator

User
24/08/2018 - 07:37

for other tables she use average

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:37

You want to find of column A and B?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:37

yes

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:37

Average and Mean are same in excel

User
24/08/2018 - 07:37

mean for them

User
24/08/2018 - 07:38

ok

User
24/08/2018 - 07:38

but problem

User
24/08/2018 - 07:38

is temp and time

User
24/08/2018 - 07:38

do i still to use same formula

User
24/08/2018 - 07:38

?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:38

average

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:38

Yes

User
24/08/2018 - 07:39

my graph was up and down

User
24/08/2018 - 07:39

lemme try

User
24/08/2018 - 07:39

it again

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:39

Because those are numerical metrics

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:40

Here I implemented the formula

[Uploaded an Excel file]

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:40

and highlighted those cells

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:42

Let me know if any modifications are required

User
24/08/2018 - 07:42

ok

User
24/08/2018 - 07:42

yes please

User
24/08/2018 - 07:42

stay

User
24/08/2018 - 07:42

ill ask you

User
24/08/2018 - 07:42

about

User
24/08/2018 - 07:42

graphs

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:42

I am here

User
24/08/2018 - 07:42

ok

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:43

This is a timed session... so i will be here untile the clock runs out

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:43

*until

User
24/08/2018 - 07:44

ok

User
24/08/2018 - 07:44

with

User
24/08/2018 - 07:45

the scatter

User
24/08/2018 - 07:45

graph

User
24/08/2018 - 07:45

am i able to use

User
24/08/2018 - 07:45

a error

User
24/08/2018 - 07:45

bars?

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:45

I did not follow what you said about the scatter

User
24/08/2018 - 07:45

for the graph

User
24/08/2018 - 07:46

or traind line

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:46

DO you mean that you want bar instead of scatter?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:46

nooo

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:46

Use can use any type of graph

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:46

And have a trend line also

User
24/08/2018 - 07:46

no i have inseart

User
24/08/2018 - 07:47

X AND Y scatter

User
24/08/2018 - 07:47

graph

User
24/08/2018 - 07:47

for my data

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:47

So you already have created scatter plot and wan to add trendline?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:47

but with plots can i use MORE ERROR BARS OPTIONS

User
24/08/2018 - 07:48

YES

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:48

So, right click on the graph

User
24/08/2018 - 07:48

is it ok to add line or bars

User
24/08/2018 - 07:48

which one is useful

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:48

Line would be better

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:49

If will show you the trend with time

User
24/08/2018 - 07:49

oh ok

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:49

So, right click on any one of the data point and then Add trendline

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:49

This would add the trendline

User
24/08/2018 - 07:51

i did

User
24/08/2018 - 07:51

but wasnt start from 0

User
24/08/2018 - 07:51

is it ok

User
24/08/2018 - 07:51

?

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:51

Yes

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:51

It depends on the data already in the chart

User
24/08/2018 - 07:51

how to add Y R2

User
24/08/2018 - 07:52

yes exactly

User
24/08/2018 - 07:52

its macbook

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:52

What do you mean?

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:52

Y R2

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:52

I am also on Macbook

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:52

Do you mean you want R2 fro the line?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:52

oh

User
24/08/2018 - 07:52

i get them

User
24/08/2018 - 07:53

thank oyu

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:53

you are welcome

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:53

Does this solve your problem?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:53

one question

User
24/08/2018 - 07:53

please

User
24/08/2018 - 07:53

and im going to leave u

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:53

sure

User
24/08/2018 - 07:54

with the column

User
24/08/2018 - 07:54

graph

User
24/08/2018 - 07:54

is it ok

User
24/08/2018 - 07:54

to use error bars

User
24/08/2018 - 07:54

adding error bars

User
24/08/2018 - 07:54

?

User
24/08/2018 - 07:54

instead of line

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:55

yes you can add

User
24/08/2018 - 07:55

ok

User
24/08/2018 - 07:55

thank you

User
24/08/2018 - 07:55

so much for ur time

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:55

you are welcome

User
24/08/2018 - 07:55

is it this online always free?

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:55

No

User
24/08/2018 - 07:56

oops

User
24/08/2018 - 07:56

oops

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:56

I think you are charged as per session after the first free session

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:56

Also, please provide feedback after ending the session

User
24/08/2018 - 07:57

cool

User
24/08/2018 - 07:57

thank u

User
24/08/2018 - 07:57

so much

User
24/08/2018 - 07:57

have a great day

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:57

you too

User
24/08/2018 - 07:57

bye

Excelchat Expert
24/08/2018 - 07:57

bye

User
24/08/2018 - 07:57

;)

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