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20. Extending Your Data Model with DAX Calculations

Mitchell Pearson1 , Brian Knight2, Devin Knight2 and Manuel Quintana3
(1)
Fleming Island, FL, USA
(2)
Green Cove Springs, FL, USA
(3)
Jacksonville, FL, USA
 

As part of the data modeling process, Power BI gives us access to a language called DAX or the Data Analysis Expression language. DAX allows us to expand the analytical power of our data model with the creation of calculated columns, calculated measures, and calculated tables. Each of these items is created using DAX which is a user-friendly language that has parallels to the Excel formula language. ...

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