Spread Formula Reference
Formula Functions / Functions M to Q / MEDIAN
In This Topic
    MEDIAN
    In This Topic

    This function returns the median, the number in the middle of the provided set of numbers; that is, half the numbers have values that are greater than the median, and half have values that are less than the median.

    Syntax

    MEDIAN(value1,value2,...)

    MEDIAN(array)

    MEDIAN(array1,array2,...)

    Arguments

    Each argument can be a double-precision floating-point value, an integer value, or an array (cell range) of these. Up to 255 arguments may be included. You can use a single array (cell range) instead of a list of values. You can use multiple arrays (cell ranges) as well.

    If there are an even number of arguments, the function calculates the average of the two numbers in the middle.

    Data Types

    Accepts numeric data for all arguments. Returns numeric data.

    Examples

    MEDIAN(A3,B5,C1,D4,E7)

    MEDIAN(A1:A9)

    MEDIAN(R1C2,R3C5,R4C7,R6C7)

    MEDIAN(89,95,76,88,92) gives the result 89

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 1.0 or later.

    See Also

    AVERAGE | MODE | Statistical Functions