## How to use “MIN” function in Excel

**MIN **function is used to get the smallest number in range or list of values.

MAX function has one required argument i.e. **number1 **and optional argument i.e. **[number2]…**

**Syntax:**

=MIN(number1,[number2],...)

**Syntax Description:**

**number1 **argument is required argument where we can give range or value

**[number2] **argument is optional argument where we can give another range or value

**…** refers that, we can add multiple range or values by separating them with comma ( , )

##### Example 1: MIN function with cell range:

- “Column A” shows series of numbers from which smallest value to find
- “Column B” shows the sample formula applied,
- “Column C” shows the output of the function and,
- Explanation is provided in “Columns D”

**Example 2: MIN function with List of Values:**

- “Column A” shows the sample formula applied that contains series of numbers from which smallest value to find
- “Column B” shows the output of the function and,
- Explanation is provided in “Columns C”

**Things to Remember:**

– Function will only consider numeric values while evaluating smallest value

– Multiple ranges can be applied in function by separating them with comma (,)

– Text/ Spaces will be ignored by the function

– If No values in range or list of values (i.e. number argument) then output will return as 0 (zero)

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