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SQL 2008 SSAS MDX formula

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008SSAS
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What's the purpose of 'ANCESTOR' and .lag(1) used in the following mdx formula ? I have attached our current data dimension for reference, Tks


([Measures].[BaseAmount],ANCESTOR( [DIM DATE].[Year Group].CurrentMember, [DIM DATE].[Year Group].[Year] ).lag(1))
DateDimension.png
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