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Is it possible to write a Formula in Google Sheets which calculates the average of the cells in Row 4 but only up to the last filled cell in Row 2?

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  • I'm sure some sample data would be useful.
    – ale
    Commented Mar 24, 2015 at 22:29

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Try:

=AVERAGE(FILTER(4:4, LEN(2:2)))

and see if that works for you.

Explanation

  • FILTER(4:4, LEN(2:2))

This part filters row 4 so that it has the same amount of cells as the non-blank cells in row2. Whether a cell (in row 2) is blank or not is checked with the len function, that will return 0 (no LENGTH) for empty cells.

  • AVERAGE(FILTER(4:4, LEN(2:2)))

The above function is wrapped in an average-function...

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    This would be an awesome answer with some explanation of how the functions work.
    – ale
    Commented Mar 24, 2015 at 22:27
  • @AlE.You are right. Explanation added.
    – JPV
    Commented Mar 25, 2015 at 9:57
  • @truedson. Glad to hear ! You are most welcome.
    – JPV
    Commented Mar 25, 2015 at 9:57

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