# How to Use MIN in Google Sheets in 2020?

MINReturns the minimum value in a numeric dataset.

Sample Usage

MIN(A2:A100,B2:B100,4,26)

MIN(1,2,3,4,5,C6:C20)

Syntax

MIN(value1, [value2, …])

value1 – The first value or range to consider when calculating the minimum value.

value2, … – [ OPTIONAL ] – Additional values or ranges to consider when calculating the minimum value.

Notes

Although MIN is specified as taking a maximum of 30 arguments, Google Sheets supports an arbitrary number of arguments for this function.

Each value argument must be a cell, a number, or a range containing numbers. Cells without numbers or ranges are ignored. Entering text values will cause MIN to return the #VALUE! error. To allow text values, use MINA.

SMALL: Returns the nth smallest element from a data set, where n is user-defined.

RANK: Returns the rank of a specified value in a dataset.

QUARTILE: Returns a value nearest to a specified quartile of a dataset.

PERCENTRANK: Returns the percentage rank (percentile) of a specified value in a dataset.

PERCENTILE: Returns the value at a given percentile of a dataset.

MINA: Returns the minimum numeric value in a dataset.

MEDIAN: Returns the median value in a numeric dataset.

MAXA: Returns the maximum numeric value in a dataset.

MAX: Returns the maximum value in a numeric dataset.

LARGE: Returns the nth largest element from a data set, where n is user-defined.

AVERAGEA: Returns the numerical average value in a dataset.

AVERAGE: The AVERAGE function returns the numerical average value in a dataset, ignoring text.

Examples

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