• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 461
  • Last Modified:

Moving average in excel 2010

I need to do a 12 month moving average but when i do a trend line i get an option of 2 or 3 and not 12. how can a do a moving average for 12 months?
0
jlcannon
Asked:
jlcannon
  • 2
1 Solution
 
Harry LeeCommented:
jlcannon,

Trendline is not moving average. You can use moving average to create a Trendline, which the 2 or 3 you are mentioning is basically how many point to use as average scope when creating the Trendline.

Depends on your definition of moving average, you have to do it on the spreadsheet instead of the chart, then plot the moving average as one of the series.
Moving-Average-Sample.xlsx
0
 
Harry LeeCommented:
Here is another example of moving average with last 12 points.
Moving-Average-Sample.xlsx
0
 
jlcannonAuthor Commented:
thank you, exactly what i needed
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now