The MIDRANGE Function

The MIDRANGE (middle range) function returns a numeric value that is the arithmetic mean (average) of the values of the minimum argument and the maximum argument. The type of this function is numeric.

General Format



  1. Argument-1 must be class numeric.

Returned Values

  1. The returned value is the arithmetic mean of the greatest argument-1 value and the least argument-1 value.
  2. The comparisons used to determine the greatest and least values are made according to the rules for relation conditions. See the topic Relation Condition in the chapter Procedure Division.
  3. Floating-point format is used for numeric non-integer results.