Indicators for the maximal and minimal values

In this article, you’ll learn how to indicate for maximal and minimal values within a range value in Microsoft Excel.


Let’s take an example to understand:-

We have students score data, in which we want to find out minimum and maximum score value.

Problem: - Creating a formula that will indicate the maximum and minimum values in List1
by returning Max Value or Min Value in the cell next to them.

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Follow below given steps:-

  • Enter the formula in cell C2
  • =IF(B2=MAX($B$2:$B$16),"Max Value",IF(B2=MIN($B$2:$B$16),"Min Value",""))

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  • Press Enter

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  • Copy the same formula in the range

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In the above image you can see that we are getting indicator in front of maximum and minimum numbers.

Conclusion: To get the answer we can have multiple conditions in a cell, we don’t need to do it in different ranges.


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