DAX | Calculated columns exercise | Count how many rows there are, using RELATEDTABLE

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 Software ==> DAX  (28 exercises) Version ==> Topic ==> Calculated columns  (5 exercises) Level ==> Harder than average Subject ==> Power BI training
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Open the Power BI file in the above folder, and go to the quadrant table:

This table contains the four quadrants of England!

The aim of this exercise is to add 3 new columns to this table, so that you can show this visual:

The aim is to show for each quadrant how many regions it contains, how many towns it contains and what the ratio between the two figures is.

Start by adding two new calculated columns to this table:

Column What it should contain
Number of regions The number of regions in the related regions table.
Number of towns The number of towns in the related towns table.

Use the COUNTROWS function to count how many rows there are in each related table.

Now create a third calculated column which tells you how many towns there are in each region, and use this to show a table of the quadrants in town density order:

Unsurprisingly, the South has the most towns in it (at least in this database).

Save this as Go East young woman, then close it down.

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