## How do you find the average of a non-adjacent cell in Excel?

Select a blank cell, enter formula =AVERAGE(IF(MOD(COLUMN(C2:G2)-COLUMN(C2),2)=0,IF(C2:G2,C2:G2))) into the Formula Bar, and then press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter keys simultaneously. Note: In the formula, C2 and G2 are the first and last cells of the non-adjacent cells.

**How do I average only certain cells in Excel?**

Click a cell below the column or to the right of the row of the numbers for which you want to find the average. On the HOME tab, click the arrow next to AutoSum > Average, and then press Enter.

### How do you average only certain cells?

The syntax for AVERAGEIF is: =AVERAGEIF(Range,Criteria,Average_range) To create, select a cell, go to the Formulas tab, and select More Functions > Statistical > AVERAGEIF. Then enter the Range, Criteria, and Average_range in the Function dialog box and select Done.

**How would you select a group of non-adjacent cells in Excel?**

Select Adjacent and Non-Adjacent Cells

- Move the cell cursor to the first cell in the group of cells you want to highlight.
- Press and release the F8 key on the keyboard to start Extended Mode.
- Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to extend the highlighted range to include all cells in the group.

## How do you calculate average ignore blanks and zeros in Excel?

=AVERAGEIF(A1:A11,”<>0″) This formula eliminates zero values as a result of the criteria expression and Blank cells as default functionality of AVERAGEIF function, so it only counts cells in Excel average without zeros and average if not blank.

**How do I average not counting zeros in Excel?**

To exclude zero values, you’d use the criteria <>0. Specifically, the function in C6, =AVERAGEIF(B2:B5,”<>0″), averages the values in B2:B5 only if they don’t equal 0.

### How do you average values based on criteria in another column in Excel?

Select the column you will average data based on, and then click the Primary Key button; Select the column you will calculate the average, and then click Calculate > Average. Note: For the other column in selected range (here is the Date column), please specify the combine criteria for it.

**How do you select non-adjacent cells?**

Select one or more cells

- Click on a cell to select it. Or use the keyboard to navigate to it and select it.
- To select a range, select a cell, then with the left mouse button pressed, drag over the other cells.
- To select non-adjacent cells and cell ranges, hold Ctrl and select the cells.

## How do you add multiple non-adjacent cells in Excel?

Select Non-Adjacent Cells Using the Keyboard Only

- Place the cursor on the first cell that you want to select.
- Press the F8 key.
- Use the arrow keys to make the selection.
- Hold the Shift key and press the F8 key.
- Use the arrow keys to place the cursor on the next cell that you want to include in the selection.

**Does Excel count blank cells in average?**

Excel AVERAGE function – things to remember! Cells with zero values (0) are included in the average. Cells containing text strings, Boolean values of TRUE and FALSE, and empty cells are ignored. If you want to include Boolean values and text representations of numbers in the calculation, use the AVERAGEA function.

### What is the difference between average and Averagea in Excel?

The AVERAGEA Function in Excel is a statistical function. The function calculates the average of a group of supplied values. It differs from the AVERAGE function, as it evaluates the logical values TRUE and FALSE, and numbers represented as text, whereas AVERAGE just skips these values during calculation.