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Finding the biggest number within a range of Excel cells is super easy.
Same for picking the smallest number.
There are many situations where you need to find the biggest/smallest, highest/lowest, longest/shortest value in a set of data. For example,
Use the MAX function to find the biggest number in a list (or tallest, longest, most etc.)
=MAX(number1, number 2 …)
Use the MIN function to find the smallest number in a list (or shortest, lowest, least etc.)
=MIN(number1, number 2 …)
The MAX and MIN functions can be selected from the AutoSum drop down menu, or by typing it directly into the cell.
Let’s say you have values in cells A1 to A10,
To use the AutoSum tool:
Using either technique, the final formula will look like:
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