Calculating the average is one of the most common calculations when working with Excel. There are a number of ways to get the average of numbers. You can use a formula to calculate the average if you prefer using formulas, or you can use the command below to calculate the average.

Step 1: Select the data range;

Step 2: Click the "**Home**" tab from the ribbon;

Step 3: In the **Editing** section, click the triangle after the "**AutoSum**";

Step 4: Select "**Average**" from the drop-down list;

Step 5: The average will appear at the bottom of the column. In this example, the average of the number for 2,3,4,5,6 is 4.