Using the outcome of a measure as a constant

I have created a measure that calculates an average actual unit cost year to date for a product. What I want to be able to do is to then use that actual ytd as a constant to put into a measure formula to calculate total anticipated future monthly costs (anticipated monthly volumes x average unit cost ytd). And then as each month rolls through and we get more actuals and the average ytd cost changes accordingly.

Is that possible?

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Have you had a look at this training relating to forecasting?

@Howard_Davies, I think using screen shot of the measure you created earlier and the data view will help us to understand your questions better.

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