# How to use the Excel GEOMEAN function

Geometric mean of n numbers(a,b,c,d,...) is represented by
GM = na*b*c*d*..
GM = (a*b*c*d...)1/2
The GEOMEAN function is a mathematical function to calculate the Geometric mean of the numbers. This function return #NUM! Error if any negative number is supplied.
Syntax:

=GEOMEAN (number1, [number2], ...)

Note: The function ignores text, empty cells and logical_values. This function returns geometric mean.
Let’s understand this function using an example. Use the formula to get geometric mean of the values.

=GEOMEAN(A2:A6) As you can see, the function returns the geometric mean of the values.

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