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MIN: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use MIN in Excel?

MIN is a function in Excel that returns the minimum value in a range of cells. For example, if you have a list of numbers in a column and you want to find the smallest number in the list, you can use the MIN function to do so. To use the MIN function, type "=MIN(range of cells)" into a cell, where "range of cells" is the range of cells that you want to calculate the minimum value for. Excel will then return the smallest number in the range.

What is the syntax of MIN in Excel?

MIN is a function in Excel that takes a range of cells as an input and finds the minimum value in that range. The syntax for MIN is as follows:

MIN(range)

Where "range" is the range of cells containing the values you want to find the minimum value for.

What is an example of how to use MIN in Excel?

The MIN function in Excel is used to find the smallest value in a given range of cells. For example, if you have a list of numbers and you want to find the smallest number in that list, you can use the MIN function to do so. To use the MIN function, you simply enter the function into the cell where you want the result to appear, and then you specify the range of cells that you want to include in the function. For example, if you have the numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4 in a range of cells, and you want to find the smallest number in that range, you would enter the MIN function into a cell and then type in "=MIN(1:4)" (without the quotes), and the smallest number in the range will be displayed in the cell.

When should you not use MIN in Excel?

There are a few occasions when you should not use MIN in Excel. One is when you have text values in your data set. Excel will interpret text values as numbers and return the smallest number as the result. Another time you should not use MIN is when you have a list of numbers that are not in order. In this case, Excel will return the number that is in the first position in the list.

What are some similar formulae to MIN in Excel?

MIN(A1:A10) finds the minimum value in a range of cells.

MIN(A1:A10,B1:B10) finds the minimum value in two ranges of cells.

MIN(A1:A10,C1:C10) finds the minimum value in three ranges of cells.

MIN(A1:A10,D1:D10) finds the minimum value in four ranges of cells.

MIN(A1:A10) finds the minimum value in a range of cells.

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