# Find Mean, Median and Mode in Google Sheets – Easy 2-Min Guide

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Syntaxes
`=AVERAGE(value1, [value2, …])=MEDIAN(value1, [value2, …])=MODE(value1, [value2, …])`

`value1` – value or range of values for which we want to calculate mean, median or mode.
`value2, …` [Optional]- additional values or range of values corresponding to which we want to calculate mean, median or mode.

Sample Usages
`=AVERAGE(B2:B10)` //Returns the mean value of the range B2:B10
`=MEDIAN(B2:B10)` //Gives the median value
`=MODE(B2:B10)` //Returns the mode value

## How to Calculate Mean, Median & Mode in Google Sheets

Learn how to calculate Mean, Median, and Mode in Google Sheets.

## Introduction

Mean, Median and Mode are known as measures of central tendency. By allowing one to identify the center of the dataset, these metrics help one to gain better insights into the dataset.

• Mean– Represents the average of the entire dataset.
• Median– This is the central value of the dataset after sorting it in ascending order.
• Mode– Represents the most frequently occurring value in the dataset.

Calculating these statistics is made very simple in Google Sheets through simple formulae that can be applied over a dataset.

## Syntax

We use the AVERAGE, MEDIAN, and MODE functions to calculate the mean, median, and mode in Google Sheets.

``AVERAGE(value1, [value2, ...])``
``MEDIAN(value1, [value2, ...])``
``MODE(value1, [value2, ...])``
• value1- value or range of values for which we want to calculate mean, median or mode.
• value2, …. [optional]– additional values or range of values corresponding to which we want to calculate mean, median or mode.

## Data Setup to calculate Mean, Median and Mode in Google Sheets

The example spreadsheet shown below consists of a list of students along with their marks in an examination. We need to calculate the mean, median, and mode for this data. Let’s look at how to do that in the following sections.

## Calculating Mean in Google Sheets

To calculate the mean or average of the dataset, we give the range of cells containing the marks as input to the AVERAGE (). Use the following formula,

``=AVERAGE(B2:B9)``

The mean of the dataset is displayed as shown below.

## Calculating Median in Google Sheets

Likewise for calculating the median of the dataset type in the following formula,

``=MEDIAN(B2:B9)``

This will calculate and display the median of the dataset.

## Calculating Mode in Google Sheets

In a similar fashion, we can use the formula below to calculate the mode of the dataset.

``=MODE(B2:B9)``

As shown in the figure below, the mode of the dataset is now displayed.

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