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    This function returns the nth largest value in a data set, where n is specified.

    Syntax

    LARGE(array,n)

    Arguments

    This function has these arguments:

    Argument Description
    array Array from which to return the nth largest value
    n The position (from the largest value) for which to return the value (for example, 5 to return the fifth largest value). Must be equal to or less than the number of items in the array.

    Remarks

    Use this function to select a value based on its relative standing. For example, you can use it to return the third-place score in a competition.

    Data Types

    Accepts array and numeric data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

    Examples

    LARGE(F1:F8,2)

    LARGE(R1C6:R8C6,5)

    LARGE({35,31,47,51,37,31,58,39},3) gives the result 47.0000000000

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 1.0 or later.

    See Also

    SMALL | Statistical Functions