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How to calculate the median in visible cells only in Excel?

Author: Sun Last Modified: 2020-09-18

Sometimes, we use the median value to instead of average. Usually, you can use =Median() to calculate a list of data. But if some data of the list has been hidden or filtered, how can you get the right median value in the visible cells only? In this article, I will introduce a formula to calculate the median only in the visible cells in Excel.

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Median visible cells only

Here is a simple formula can do you a favor on calculating median value.

Select a cell which you will place the median value, type this formula =AGGREGATE(12,1,A2:A17) into it, then press Enter key.
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Average/sum visible cells only

If you want to average or sum data in visible cells only, you can try the AVERAGEVISIBLE and SUMVISIBLE functions in Kutools for Excel.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

After installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:(Free Download Kutools for Excel Now!)

1. Select a cell you want to place the sum or average, click KutoolsKutools Functions > Statistical & Math > AVERAGEVISIBLE/SUMVISIBLE/strong>.
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2. Then in the Function Arguments/strong> dialog, select the cell reference.
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3. Click OK. Then only visible cells are summed up or average.
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Also, you can directly use formula =SUMVISIBLE()/em> or AVERAGEVISIBLE()/em> to calculate if you have installed Kutools for Excel.


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