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Challenge #3: Running Averages

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My solution attached


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Asteroid

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Meteor

As others have mentioned, the output file looks a little off, so I provided 2 solutions (Yay!)....one that ties to the output file provided, and one that I believe to be calculating the averages as intended.

 

Thanks!


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Asteroid

Code challenge completed


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Meteor

Lots of new stuff learnt from doing this one.

Alteryx is so much fun.

 

Here's my submission.


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Asteroid

Hi, my solution included below.

 

I took slightly different approach for calculating averages for initial months:

Jan:   3m_avg= Jan value

Feb:   3m_avg = (Jan value + Feb value)/2

starting March, it is "regular" 3 months running average

 

 


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Asteroid

Took a bit of a different path at it by using the generate rows, semi-Cartesian join, then a filter to 3 months or 6 months, then summarized with averages. Also, I just disagree that the second month that has two months of data for a 3 month running total should double weight the first month. That's just strange. So I didn't do it that way  


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Alteryx Partner

Learned a couple of new tricks to get this one working


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