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What it does: The MIN() function returns the smallest value in a list of numbers.

Plain English: You may be working with a very large dataset, and can’t quickly find the smallest number. You could sort the series, but what if the smallest number keeps changing? Use the MIN function.

Arguments: MIN(Number1,[Number2],[Number3)

  • Number1 – The first number you want to check
  • Number2 – Optional – The second number you want to check
  • Number3 – Optional – The etc. number you want to check