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    This function returns the geometric mean of a set of positive data.

    Syntax

    GEOMEAN(value1,value2,...)

    GEOMEAN(array)

    GEOMEAN(array1,array2,...)

    Arguments

    You can specify a set of numeric values. You can also use a single array or a reference to an array instead of arguments separated by commas. If an array or reference argument contains text, logical values, or empty cells, the function ignores those values; however, the function includes in calculations cells with the value zero. This function can have up to 255 arguments.

    Data should be provided so that the value arguments should be greater than zero.

    Remarks

    You can use this function to calculate average growth rate given compound interest with variable rates.

    The equation for this function is:

    GEOMEAN Equation

    Data Types

    Accepts numeric data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

    Examples

    GEOMEAN(F1:F9)

    GEOMEAN(R1C6:R9C6)

    GEOMEAN(35,31,47,51,37,31,58,39) gives the result 40.1461796637

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 1.0 or later.

    See Also

    HARMEAN | Statistical Functions