 # How to Use MODE.SNGL function

The MODE.SNGL function is a replacement of the MODE function in Excel. It was introduced in Excel 2010 with MODE.MULT function. It simply returns the most frequently appearing number in a range or array.

Syntax of MODE.SNGL function

 =MODE.SNGL(numbers)

range: This can be a range or an array of numbers.

Example: Get the most frequently appearing number using the MODE.MULT function.

Here I have a small list of numbers that represent ranks given by users of services. I want to look up the frequently given rank. Let's use the MODE.SNGL function to do so.

 =MODE.SNGL(A2:A10) How does it work?

This work the same as the MODE function. The question is why excel has introduced this new function. Actually, the MODE function only returns the single most frequently appearing number on the list. If there were two numbers with the same number of frequency, excel returns the first found the number. To solve this excel introduced MODE.MULT function to return multiple MODE values of the list and along with that, they introduced MODE.SNGL function works the same as MODE function but it is faster.

Notes:

1. The MODE.SNGL function returns the first number in the array with most frequency.
2. The function return #N/A error if there is no duplicate number in the range.
3. It ignores any text and blank cells in the range.

So yeah guys, this how you use MODE.SNGL function of excel. It was quite simple, but still, if you have any queries or special requirements in excel, ask in the comments section below. See you next time.

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