How to Calculate Average from Different Sheets in Excel

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Average is a very useful mathematical operation. In order to find the average of a few numbers, we need to sum the input numbers and divide them by the number of inputs. We can easily calculate the average of input numbers in Excel using various methods. We can even calculate the average of inputs from different sheets of a workbook. In this article, we will show the methods to calculate the average from different sheets in Excel.

How to Calculate Average from Different Sheets in Excel: 3 Methods

We can calculate the average from different sheets in Excel. In this article, we will discuss 3 simple methods to calculate the average from different sheets. Suppose we have 3 sheets containing data on sales of different shoes. We want to calculate the average. The sheets for our inputs are given below.

Sheet Jan (January).

Sheet Feb (February).

Sheet Mar (March).

Method 1: Calculating Average of Same Range of Cells from Different Sheets

In this method, we will use the AVERAGE function to calculate the average from different sheets.

1.1. Average of a Single Cell from Different Sheets

Here we will show the steps to average a single cell from each sheet.

• At first, we have to select the cell where we want to put the average of inputs from different sheets. In our case, the cell is C6 of sheet Method 1 where we will calculate the average of cell C6 of sheets Jan, Feb, and Mar.

• We have to enter the cell and write the following formula.
`=AVERAGE(Jan:Mar!C6)`

Here, Jan:Mar! is the sheet range and C6 is the cells for input.

We can see the results in the cells.

1.2. Average of Multiple Cells from Different Sheets

Here we will show the steps to average multiple cells from multiple sheets

• We have selected cell C11 to see the average.

• Input the following formula into the cell.
`=AVERAGE(Jan:Mar!C6:C9)`

Here, Jan:Mar! is the range of sheets and C6:C9 is the range of cells from the three input sheets.

• We need to press the ENTER key.

We can see the result in the cell which is the average from the selected range of multiple selected sheets.

Method 2: Calculating Average of Different Ranges of Cells from Different Sheets

Sometimes we may need to find the average of cells from different ranges of different sheets. In that case, we canâ€™t use the sheet range in the AVERAGE function.

• We have to select the cell where we want to get the average.

• We have to write the following formula in the cell.
`=AVERAGE(Jan!C6:C7,Feb!C8:C9,Mar!C7:C8)`

Here, Jan!C6:C7 is the sheet with a specific range for input. The same thing goes with the other two parts of the formula.

• We need to press the ENTER key.

We can see the average of different ranges from different sheets here.

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Method 3:Â SUM and COUNT Functions toÂ Calculate Average from Different Sheets

Instead of using the AVERAGE function, we can combine the SUM and COUNT functions to do the same task. We will show two different types of averages here.

3.1. Average of a Single Cell from Different Sheets

Firstly, we will show the steps to calculate the average of a single selected cell from different sheets.

• Select cell C6 to see the result.

• We have to enter the cell and write the following formula in it.
`=SUM(Jan:Mar!C6)/COUNT(Jan:Mar!C6)`

Here, Jan:Mar!C6 is the sheet range with a specific cell. We use the mathematical operator division (\) in the formula.

We can see the average in each cell.

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3.2. Average of Multiple Cells from Different Sheets

We can also calculate the average of multiple cells from different sheets using the SUM and COUNT functions. We will show the steps to do that below.

• We have selected cell C11.

• We need to enter the cell and write the following formula there.
`=SUM(Jan:Mar!C6:C9)/COUNT(Jan:Mar!C6:C9)`

Here, Jan:Mar!C6:C9 is the sheet range with a specific cell range for the inputs.

• We need to press the ENTER key.

We can see the average in the cell.

Conclusion

Average is a very basic mathematical operation that helps with data analysis. In Excel, we can calculate the average from a cell or multiple cells of different sheets. We can choose the input range as we need. In this article, we have shown 3 such simple methods to calculate the average from different sheets. Hope it will be helpful to you. If you have faced any problems with the methods or if you have any suggestions, please let us know by comment.

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