Average only parent rows

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I have 4 parent rows and each row has 3 child rows. I want to take an average of only parent row percentage.

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  • KPH
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    You can identify the parent rows by counting the number of children. Any row with more than 0 children is a parent. If you add a helper column to the sheet you can use this formula to put a 1 against all the parent rows and a 0 against the children. You can then hide that column.

    =IF(COUNT(CHILDREN()) > 0, 1, 0)


    Then instead of the AVG function you can use AVERAGEIF to average only the rows that have a 1 in the parent column.

    =AVERAGEIF(Parent:Parent, 1, [% col]:[% col])

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  • KPH
    KPH ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Answer ✓
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    You can identify the parent rows by counting the number of children. Any row with more than 0 children is a parent. If you add a helper column to the sheet you can use this formula to put a 1 against all the parent rows and a 0 against the children. You can then hide that column.

    =IF(COUNT(CHILDREN()) > 0, 1, 0)


    Then instead of the AVG function you can use AVERAGEIF to average only the rows that have a 1 in the parent column.

    =AVERAGEIF(Parent:Parent, 1, [% col]:[% col])

  • Balaji Pannir
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    That works. Thanks...

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