Often when creating a Microsoft Excel 2003 you may need to figure out the largest or smallest value in a series of data. To do so requires the =max or =min function, respectively. The syntax:
* SERIES_OF_DATA can either be a comma-delimited set of numbers or a series of cells, such as a1:a5.
For example, assume a spreadsheet's column 'i' contains a series of expense values. The following formula, when placed in a column outside 'i', determines the largest expense:
And the following formula, when placed in a column outside 'i', determines the smallest expense:
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