How to Calculate the Median in Excel

In this tutorial you will learn how to calculate the median in Excel

Calculating the mean from a set of numbers is done by the formula: Median (number set).

This means you need a set of numbers to calculate the median for.

Let’s create it:

Prerequisites: Microsoft Excel

Step 1. Launch Excel and start a new file from File- New.

start new file in Excel

Step 2. Fill several rows with the various values you want to calculate the median for.

Step 3. Select the cell where you want to add the calculation.

Type: = median(AAxx: AAyy), where

AA is the column that has your numbers aligned, and xx and yy are the beginning and the end of your series of numbers. Hit Enter.

median calculation

Result: Your median value is displayed.

Congratulations, you have learnt how to calculate the median in Excel.