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# Excel/Average quantities within that date range for a specific name

Question

Excel 2010-I would like to:
Find a range of dates between specified dates A:A>=\$D\$2,A:A<=\$D\$3
Find a name B:B"*Dumphart"
Average quantities within that date range for that found name C:C

Could you help me with this please?

Deb,

you can use the AverageIFS  function (note the "S" on the end).  This was introduced in Excel 2007 so you will have access to it

Here is the usage:  AVERAGEIFS(average_range,criteria_range1,criteria1,criteria_range2,criteria2…)

=AVERAGEIFS(\$C:\$C,\$A:\$A,">="&\$D\$2,\$A:\$A,"<="&\$D\$3,\$B:\$B,"*Dumphart")

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Regards,
Tom Ogilvy
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 Rating(1-10) Knowledgeability = 10 Clarity of Response = 10 Politeness = 10 Comment That's exactly what I was looking for! Thank you so much for your almost instant response!

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