**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