This tool calculates the running average of a sequence of numbers.

Simply enter the sequence of numbers (positive or negative) in the first row. Each number should be separate by a comma.

**Formula**

The running average CA for n data points is given by

**CA = (x1 + x2 + … xn)/n**

**Example Calculation**

The running or cumulative average of a sequence of five numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 is equal to 3.

**References**

- Wikipedia article on Moving Average (Cumulative)