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#Div/0 error handling

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In my worksheet I want to average the range(C5:C35), yet suppress the #Div/0 error. The code below is not working.
=if(ISERROR(Average(C5:C35),"",Average(C5:C35)))

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Question by:Frank Freese
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Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE earned 500 total points
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Try this:

=ifERROR(Average(C5:C35),"")
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by:Frank Freese
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Looks good - thank you
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thank you
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by:Saqib Husain, Syed
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The mistake in your original formula is the location of the bracket

=if(ISERROR(Average(C5:C35),"",Average(C5:C35)))
should be
=if(ISERROR(Average(C5:C35)),"",Average(C5:C35))
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Saqib,
Thank you for pointing that out
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