If you have two or more Microsoft Excel worksheets that are identical
to each other (except the values are different), you can have Excel’s Data
Consolidate feature consolidate the worksheets into a summary report.

For example, suppose you have a workbook that consists of
two worksheets. One worksheet has your students’ names in A1:A20 and their
corresponding midterm grades in B1:B20. The second worksheet lists the
students’ names in column A and their final grades in column B.

To create a worksheet listing the students’ average grade,
follow these steps:

  1. Create
    a new worksheet and click A1.
  2. Go to
    Data | Consolidate.
  3. Select
    Average from the Function drop-down list.
  4. Click
    the Collapse dialog button.
  5. Select
    A1:B20 in Midterm Grades Sheet.
  6. Click
    the Collapse dialog button and click Add.
  7. Click
    the Collapse dialog button and Select A1:B20 in Final Grades Sheet.
  8. Click
    the Collapse dialog button and click Add.
  9. Under
    Use Labels In: select the Left Column check box. Click OK.

The students’ average grades are now listed in the new

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