# How to Get Most frequently appearing Number in Excel

Generic Formula

For a single value.

 =MODE.SNGL(range)

For multiple frequently occurring number.

 =MODE.MULT(range)

Range: This is the range from which you want to lookup a frequently appearing number. It can be an array, range or 2D array or range.

Let's see an example to see how we can retrieve frequently appearing numbers in Excel.

## Example: Get the most frequently appearing number when two dices rolled.

So, we roll two dices together 12 times and recorded the outcomes in an excel table. Now we need to get the first most frequently appearing number.

I write this formula

 =MODE.SNGL(B2:B13)

This returns the number 4. The number 4 appears 3 times in the dataset.

You can use outdated function MODE too which is available for Excel 2007 compatibility only. Excel recommends to not use this function.

 =MODE(B2:B13)

To get all the numbers that repeat by the same numbers as with the highest frequency, we use the MODE.MULT function.

In the above data set, the numbers 4 and 12 both occur 3 times in the dataset. To get both of them as most frequently appearing number in data, we use the formula:

 =MODE.MULT(B2:B13)

When you use this function, select multiple cells and hit CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER to get all the frequently appearing numbers.

If you have Excel 2019 or 365 than you don't need to use CTRL+SHIFT+ENTER. The formula will spill the outcomes down the cells itself..

How does it work?

The MODE.SNGL and MODE.MULT both statistical functions are designed to return the most frequently appearing number.

The MODE.SNGL returns the first number that occurs most times.

The MODE.MULT function returns all the numbers that repeat most times.

So yeah guys, this is how you get the most frequently appearing number in a range. I hope it was explanatory and useful. If you have any doubts regarding this article or any other excel topic, ask me in the comments section below.

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