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Find the median of a column or group.

Usage

Median(<numbers>)

numbers (required) The column of numbers to be evaluated.

NOTE: If there is an even number of values, Median will interpolate between the middle values.

Examples

Median([Temperature])
  • Find the median temperature value. If the column values were 3, 5, 7 and 20 the result would be 6.

See Also

Avg
PercentileCont
PercentileDisc

More About Aggregate Functions

Aggregate functions are special functions which summarize columns from lower levels. Aggregate functions can be used on on Grouped levels or in a Total column. For example, they can be used to Sum all of the values of a column, or Count all of the values for each grouping of a column. As such, aggregates must always refer to columns in a level lower than the result.

If the column being aggregated is grouped, then the aggregate is computed for each group. For example, if the worksheet is grouped by the column [Year], then placing Sum([Revenue]) on the [Year] level computes the revenue for each year.

The results of aggregate functions can be referenced by lower levels. An example would be to create a Sum([Amount]) column as Total and then an [Amount] / [Total] column as Percentage. This converts each Amount value into a relative percentage value.

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