How to use SMALL function in Microsoft Excel

In this article, we will learn about how to use the SMALL function in Excel.

The SMALL function returns the kth smallest value starting from the smallest in a range of values.
Syntax:

=SMALL (array, k)

Note: It will return #NUM! Error if k is greater than the number of values in the range.

Let’s understand this function using it in an example.

Here we have a range of values from A1:A46 and we will apply the formula to the values to get the results for different k values.

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Use the formula

=SMALL (A1:A46, 3)

This function will return the 3rd smallest value from the array.
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Now we extracted different values for different k as shown in the snapshot below.
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As you can see it returns #NUM! Error if k is greater than the number of values in the range.

Hope you understood how to use SMALL function and referring cell in Excel. Explore more articles on Excel mathematical functions here. Please feel free to state your query or feedback for the above article.

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