**AVERAGE (Arithmetic Mean)**

Finding the arithmetic mean in Excel is very easy. Just like in basic math, you add up a list of numbers and divide by sum of inputs. Below we will walk through the basics of this process.

Various AVERAGE Syntax’s available in Excel:

=AVERAGE – returns an average of numbers.

=AVERAGEIF – finds an average of numbers based on a single criterion.

=AVERAGEIFS – finds an average of numbers based on multiple criteria.

**AVERAGE**

In the example, we use the syntax:

=AVERAGE(B3:B10)

This gives us the result of 19.125