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iamprajot Responsive Resident
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How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

ProductPrice 1Price 2Price 3Average Price
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Super User IV
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Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

Create a column with the following formula:

 

Average Price = ([Price 1] + [Price 2] + [Price 3]) / 3

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Microsoft v-caliao-msft
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Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

@iamprajot,

 

Please use the DAX expression below.
Column =
var countvalue = (3-ISBLANK(Sales[Price1])-ISBLANK(Sales[Price2])-ISBLANK(Sales[Price3]))
return
IF(countvalue=0,BLANK(),(Sales[Price1]+Sales[Price2]+Sales[Price3])/countvalue)

Capture.PNG

 

Regards,

Charlie Liao

 

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Super User IV
Super User IV

Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

I just used @v-caliao-msft formula in a calculated column and did not get a circular dependency. Not sure what in that formual could cause that. Do you get a circular dependency with the measure formula that I provided?


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Super User IV
Super User IV

Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

Create a column with the following formula:

 

Average Price = ([Price 1] + [Price 2] + [Price 3]) / 3

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iamprajot Responsive Resident
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Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

Well, this is the last option I have in mind.

I was more looking for something like using functions of Power BI as I have blank values in it so dividing the SUM with 3 always is not gonna be a permanent solution.

Super User IV
Super User IV

Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

While there is probably a way, it's not straight-forward to UNION several columns toegether. I tried messing around with SUMMARIZECOLUMNS, UNION, VALUES, etc. and couldn't really come up with a way. The closest that I got was this:

 

Column 2 = AVERAGEX(UNION(SELECTCOLUMNS(Table1,"Column",Table1[Price 1]),SELECTCOLUMNS(Table1,"Column",Table1[Price 2]),SELECTCOLUMNS(Table1,"Column",Table1[Price 3])),[Column])

But the row context is not preserved and this gets all of the values in the 3 columns. But, a Measure created in this way and placed into a visual with [Product] column does seem to work like a champ.


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Microsoft v-caliao-msft
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Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

@iamprajot,

 

Please use the DAX expression below.
Column =
var countvalue = (3-ISBLANK(Sales[Price1])-ISBLANK(Sales[Price2])-ISBLANK(Sales[Price3]))
return
IF(countvalue=0,BLANK(),(Sales[Price1]+Sales[Price2]+Sales[Price3])/countvalue)

Capture.PNG

 

Regards,

Charlie Liao

 

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iamprajot Responsive Resident
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Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

Hi,

Thanks for the time.

I tried but somehow it shows, A circular dependency was detected: Table1[Price 1], Table1[Column 2], Table1[Price 1].

 

iamprajot Responsive Resident
Responsive Resident

Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

Hi, Thanks

I am getting, A circular dependency was detected: Sales[Price 1], Sales[Price Avg], Sales[Price 1].

 

Price Avg =

var countvalue = (3-ISBLANK(Sales[Price1])-ISBLANK(Sales[Price2])-ISBLANK(Sales[Price3]))
return
IF(countvalue=0,BLANK(),(Sales[Price1]+Sales[Price2]+Sales[Price3])/countvalue)

 

 

Super User IV
Super User IV

Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

I just used @v-caliao-msft formula in a calculated column and did not get a circular dependency. Not sure what in that formual could cause that. Do you get a circular dependency with the measure formula that I provided?


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I have NEW book! 
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bsas Helper V
Helper V

Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

Hi,

 

This is pure logic, but maybe will be usefull.

 

Average = IFERROR((Table1[Price1]+Table1[Price2]+Table1[price3])/(IF(Table1[Price1]>0,1,0)+IF(Table1[Price2]>0,1,0)+IF(Table1[price3]>0,1,0)),BLANK())

 

 If you need different than "blank" result (in case of 0 in all price rows) just change expression iferror in formula.

iamprajot Responsive Resident
Responsive Resident

Re: How to calculate Average of 3 Columns and put in 4th Column using Calculated Column.

I think there is something else wrong with mine data as I am getting a lot of circular dependency on almost everything I do.

But thanks anyway for all your help, this community is really something, doesn't it.

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