To arrive at the current row number we need to use the ROW function. We can use Row function to provide the reference in the formula.
Lets understand what this function is and how it works.
ROWS function is used to return the rows number of a cell reference or array.
Now we will learn about how to use the Row function along with another formulas.
We have data about fruits with their respective quantity sold. Lets see how we can find out the 3 smallest sold quantity and 3 largest sold quantity.
We have to use the “Small” and “Large” function along with the “Row” function.
Firstly we have to understand the “Small” and “Large” functions individually.
SMALL function we used to return the k-th smallest value from a range.
Example:The seventh smallest value
LARGE function is used for return the k-th largest value in a data set.
Example:The seventh largest value.
To return the 3 smallest sold quantity follow the below mentioned steps:-
To return the 3 largest sold quantity follow the below mentioned steps:-
In the above example we used the Rows function along with the Large and Small to get the row number, It will provide us the row no for the first largest and smallest value as well as for the second and third largest and smallest values. This combination of functions is useful when you have to perform analysis and arrive at the Top 3 or Top 5 or Top 10 out of the data provided.
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