DAX | Calculated columns exercise | Use context transition to show total sales by product

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Software ==> DAX  (21 exercises)
Version ==>
Topic ==> Calculated columns  (5 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> DAX
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Open the Power BI file in the above folder, and go to the Product table if it's not already visible on screen:

Table of products

We'll add 3 calculated columns to this table.

Use the SUMX function to add the following calculated columns to this table:

Column Contents
Total sales The total sales across the entire database
Sales for product The total sales for this product
Product contribution The second column divided by the first

You'll have to use context transition for the second column (but you knew that anyway ...).

Here's what your final table should look like:

Final product table

The final table - Sammy the Snake is clearly the leading contributor to sales.

Save this file as Context transition is fun, then close it down.

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