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## How to measure the sum of X table (of this semester) / the sum of X table (of the last semester)

Hello and happy thanksgiving for you all,

I am having this issue with this tables and the formula should be:

But I was not able to had a proper calculation, since I am here:

Now, I have the semester as the column name "Año" where it shows as an integer the year and "Semester" that shows 1 and 2. Also, the "Matriculados" column is an integer.

I would be glad to know that there is a way to calculate the required formula.

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Hi @parisaranda ,

I build a sample to have a test. Firstly add a calculated column : Rank by Year and Semester.

Rank by Year and Semester = RANKX('Table','Table'[Año]*10+'Table'[Semester],,ASC,Dense)

Measure:

Sum of X table (of this semester) / Sum of X table (of the last semester) =
VAR _THIS_Semester =
CALCULATE ( SUM ( 'Table'[Matriculados] ) )
VAR _LAST_Semester =
CALCULATE (
FILTER (
ALL ( 'Table' ),
'Table'[Rank by Year and Semester]
= MAX ( 'Table'[Rank by Year and Semester] ) - 1
)
)
RETURN
DIVIDE ( _THIS_Semester, _LAST_Semester )

Result is as below.

Best Regards,
Rico Zhou

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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Community Support

Hi @parisaranda ,

I build a sample to have a test. Firstly add a calculated column : Rank by Year and Semester.

Rank by Year and Semester = RANKX('Table','Table'[Año]*10+'Table'[Semester],,ASC,Dense)

Measure:

Sum of X table (of this semester) / Sum of X table (of the last semester) =
VAR _THIS_Semester =
CALCULATE ( SUM ( 'Table'[Matriculados] ) )
VAR _LAST_Semester =
CALCULATE (
FILTER (
ALL ( 'Table' ),
'Table'[Rank by Year and Semester]
= MAX ( 'Table'[Rank by Year and Semester] ) - 1
)
)
RETURN
DIVIDE ( _THIS_Semester, _LAST_Semester )

Result is as below.

Best Regards,
Rico Zhou

If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

Super User

could you pls provide the sample data and expected output?

Proud to be a Super User!