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Calculated Metrics and Event Actions

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I would like to setup a metric using calculated metrics that shows me the number of videos that are played without an ad being served. In order to get that number, I need to subtract total events for one EVENT ACTION from total events related to another EVENT ACTION. Is this possible using Calculated Metrics? 

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Hi Jane,

Not sure if this is applicable in your situation but I've definitely done something similar where my Events were being tracked as Goals and we did our calculations from there.

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I've done this with destination URLs, but it doesn't seem as intuitive (if possible) to use goals in the manner I'm describing. For example, I want to know the number of videos that get played without an ad being served. In order to get that information, I need to take the total number of `firstframe` events and subtract them from the total number of `autoplay` events.