In Excel, we use to solve different types of real-life problems. One of them is to Calculate the Average of Averages. In real life, an Average of averages or weighted average is needed in preparing results of a school or in paying wages to laborers concerning working hours, etc. However, you can prepare the reports containing weighted averages with a generic formula in Excel. It is a straightforward process. In this article, I will describe how to Calculate the Average of Averages in Excel with the necessary steps and illustrations.

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## How to Calculate Average of Averages in Excel: 4 Suitable Steps

Before jumping into the steps, let’s introduce our dataset first. Here, we consider a dataset of the **Final Result of ABC School.** The dataset has 4 columns **B**, **C**, **D**, & **E **indicating **Roll, Results of Test 1, Test 2 & the Final Test**. The dataset ranges from **B4 **to **E9**. Besides this table, we can see another table containing marks weightage in** Test 1, Test 2, & Final Test **respectively. Now, I will discuss how to Calculate the Average of Averages in Excel with easy steps and illustrations. Follow the steps and increase your Excel skills.

### Step 1: Insert a New Column

- First,
**Select**the**F.** - Then
**Right-Click**on the column.

- After that,
**Click**the**Insert.**

- You will find a new column is added. Name it
**“Weighted Average”.**

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**Read More:** How to Average a Column in Excel

### Step 2: Apply SUMPRODUCT Formula to Calculate Weighted Average

- Now,
**Write down**the following formula in the**F5.**

`=SUMPRODUCT($H$6:$J$6,C5:E5)/SUM($H$6:$J$6)`

- You will find the result just like the picture given below.
**Fill-handle**the formula from**F5**to**F9**.

- As a result, you will find the
**Weighted Average**for every student.

### Step 3: Change Number Format to General

**Go to**the**Home**tab in your**Toolbar**.- Then,
**Select**the**Number** - After that, you will find the number format is in
**‘Percentage’**.

- Then
**, Change**the number format to**General**.

- Hence, You will find the result just like the picture shown below.

**Read More: **How to Average Negative and Positive Numbers in Excel

### Step 4: Final Result of Average

- At last, you will find the result just like the picture given below.

## Things to Remember

- Use the absolute marks in the formula. Otherwise, an error will occur showing
**‘#Div/0’.**

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## Conclusion

In this article, I have tried to show how to Calculate Average of Averages in Excel. In addition, I have shown 4 handy steps to Calculate the Average of Averages. This method is very useful for both professionals and students or learners. I hope you have understood all the steps. If you have any queries, let me know in the comment sections.

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