Excel MAX Function
The MAX function is a premade function in Excel, which finds the highest number in a range.
It is typed
The function ignores cells with text. It will only work for cells with numbers.
Note: There is another function called MIN, which finds the lowest value in a range, the opposite of MAX.
How to use the
- Select a cell (
- Double click the MAX command
- Select a range (
- Hit enter
Let's have a look at an example!
Find the Pokemon which has the highest total stats in the range
That's great! The function has successfully found the highest value,
525. Cloyster has the highest Total stats of the Pokemons in the range
Let's add text to a cell in the range
D2:21 to see what happens. Type Alakazam to
Nice going. The function ignores the text typed in the range.
510 is returned as the new highest value, since the old one was replaced with text. Poliwrath is now the Pokemon with the highest Total stats in the range