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Using the two columns of data with the highest correlation in/for other calculations.

Is there a way that I can:

Have 5 sets of 2 columns. (Separate tables or not, doesn't matter)

Calculate the R value for each pair of columns.

Automatically find which is the highest R value and use the related data (the two columns used to calculate the highest Rvalue) in another calculation? Perhaps save it to a measure or something?

For example, with reference to the dummy table below:

Columns 1 & A correlation is calculated to be R1, correlation for columns 2 & A is R2 etc.

Auto find the highest R value out of the 5 calculated R values (R1, R2, R3R4 or R5).

Use only the respective numbered column (1,2,3,4 or 5) and column A in other measures or calculations etc.

Such as plot them to a graph, find max value or divide one by the other, this last part doesn't matter and will change with my needs, I do not require assistance with this part. If there is a measure or dax code that can do what I need just leave this open ended or put any calculation in there please, such as divide column 1 (or 2,3,4,5 if they have the highest correlation with column A) by column A.

 R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 1 A 2 A 3 A 4 A 5 A Jan-20 44 13 27 13 17 13 35 13 11 13 Feb-20 21 14 50 14 16 14 46 14 20 14 Mar-20 8 15 48 15 38 15 28 15 38 15 Apr-20 0 16 24 16 20 16 42 16 5 16 May-20 22 17 31 17 37 17 22 17 33 17 Jun-20 31 18 26 18 32 18 50 18 13 18 Jul-20 4 19 39 19 20 19 31 19 44 19 Aug-20 26 20 14 20 6 20 45 20 26 20 Sep-20 20 21 37 21 41 21 5 21 28 21 Oct-20 2 22 38 22 49 22 48 22 7 22 Nov-20 12 23 4 23 46 23 15 23 37 23 Dec-20 49 24 26 24 26 24 9 24 17 24

The R values are not actually at the top of this data, they are just shown here to show their corresponding columns.

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Thanks, I did read this beforehand, I have tried to rephrase, unfortunately I am struggling with the explanation and have no other data or formulas to provide.

I can calculate all of this in excel quite easily but need it to be dynamic in Power bi as the columns of data can change. Hopefully my rewording is better.

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