Finding the Largest Number among Those Meeting Specified Criteria

Problem:

Column A contains 5-digit numbers.
We want to find the largest number from the list whose first two digits are "11".

Solution:

Use the MAX, LEFT, and TEXT functions in the following Array formula:
{=MAX((LEFT(A2:A6,2)=TEXT(C2,"@"))*A2:A6)}
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Finding the Largest Number among Those Meeting Specified Criteria

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