I have a weekly tracking sheet which I'm trying to get the result of 2 averages next to each other in the same cell.

Column B has a number value in each cell for each day of a week
Column G has a number value in each cell for each day of a week
In a cell in column A I want to display the averages of each of the cells from these columns for the last 7 days next to each other with a label.

The formula I have so far in the cell I want to display is:


I've got it to display the values but all in a continuous string and the first average result has lots of decimal places after even though when it is in a cell by itself it shows as 1 which is correct, I can't seem to change this?

I also want to add a label to each of the results with the final result in the single cell being:

Weight:result1 Calories:result2 

Hope that makes sense if someone can suggest what I need to tweak to get the right display that would be great.

  • It would be helpful if you could share an example sheet in your question, but in general, would the CONCATENATE() formula not work? I think this will give you what you want, you can join text and other formulas together into one string. May 8, 2021 at 4:00

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You can use round() to choose how many decimals to show, and the & operator to concatenate text strings and numbers into one text string, like this:

="Weight: " & round(average(C34:C40), 2) & " Calories: " & round(average(G34:G40), 2)

  • That seemed to work great thank you! Do you know how I can then reference just one of them values in another cell? So just the average weight number? cheers
    – Koach
    May 9, 2021 at 16:12
  • Perhaps you can just use average(C34:C40) where you need the average weight. May 9, 2021 at 20:51
  • Yes it is sorry, I have accepted your reply as the answer :)
    – Koach
    May 9, 2021 at 20:52
  • Hi, the formula you gave me works great although the calories isn't adding up correct as in that column cells have a '0' in until filled in but the average is taking them in account, how can it modified to exclude values of '0' please?
    – Koach
    May 13, 2021 at 12:27
  • I do not think that is relevant in this thread. Please post a new question. May 13, 2021 at 13:32

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