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Athalon
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 Posted: Sun Jan 07, 2007 10:16 pm    Post subject: Break even point Hi- How do I figure the halfway point for a row of numbers. Like the numbers in the rows are: 5,11,45,12,98,32,55,75 What is the halfway point? Thanks.
RickRandom
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 Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 1:51 am    Post subject: I don't quite follow what you want. Do you want the arithmetic mean AVERAGE(), or the middle value in order MEDIAN() (I think), or just the 5th number out of 9 ignoring the actual size of the numbers, or something else?
noranthon
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 Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 1:51 am    Post subject: Use Insert >Function List or the Function Wizard to get lists of functions. I think the one you are looking for is AVERAGE or MEDIAN._________________ search forum by month
jrkrideau
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Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2007 8:07 am    Post subject: Re: Break even point

 Athalon wrote: Hi- How do I figure the halfway point for a row of numbers. Like the numbers in the rows are: 5,11,45,12,98,32,55,75 What is the halfway point? Thanks.

Depend. As mentioned above there is Median or you could use Count()/2 if you want the number of items in the list divided by 2 which will give you 1/2 the N of the list.
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