Join Dennis Taylor for an in-depth discussion in this video Avoid errors and hidden data with the powerful AGGREGATE function, part of Excel Tips Weekly.
- [Voiceover] I'm looking at a worksheet…that's got about 700 rows of data,…and I wanna see a salary total here.…I can click column C,…and I'm not seeing a salary at the bottom.…That's a tip that something's a little bit off.…I'm gonna click column D as well for job rating.…I might be interested in getting an average there,…and not seeing that information.…Typically, you will get that information…in the status bar at the bottom of the screen.…However, there are some problems here,…and I might not still have figured out what's going on,…but then I'm going to write a function over here,…actually add the data, equal sum left parenthesis,…I'll click column C and press enter,…and something is off for sure.…
Same thing will happen in column D probably.…I could drag this to the right.…I've got the same problem in column D.…I probably wouldn't want to add them anyway,…but let's try an average.…That's not going to work either.…We can't even get an average job rating,…so we've got a problem.…As we start to scroll downward through the data,…
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