The Excel FREQUENCY function returns a frequency distribution, which is a summary table that shows the frequency of each value in a range. FREQUENCY returns multiple values and must be entered as an array formula with control-shift-enter.
Get the frequency of values in a data set
A vertical array of frequencies
=FREQUENCY (data_array, bins_array)
data_array - An array of values for which you want to get frequencies.
bins_array - An array of intervals ("bins") for grouping values.
FREQUENCY counts how often values occur in a set of data. You can use Excel's FREQUENCY function to create a frequency distribution - a summary table that shows the frequency (count) of each value in a range. It returns a vertical array of numbers that represent frequencies, and must be entered as an array formula with control + shift + enter.
For example, with data in A1:A100, and bins in B1:B5, you would select C1:C5 and enter a formula like this:
To count consecutive monthly orders, you can use an array formula based on the FREQUENCY function, with help from COLUMN and MAX.
In the example shown, the formula in I5 is:
To count unique values in a range with a criteria, you can use an array formula based on the FREQUENCY function.
Assume you have a list of employee names together with hours worked on "Project X", and you want know how...
To count unique numeric values in a range with criteria you can use a formula based on the SUM and FREQUENCY functions, together with the IF function to apply criteria.
For example, assume you have a list of employee...
To calculate the longest winning streak, you can use an array formula based on the frequency function.
Note: FREQUENCY must be entered as an array formula using Control + Shift + Enter
How this formula works
To count unique numeric values in a range, you can use a formula based on the FREQUENCY and SUM functions.
For example, assume you have a list of employee numbers together with hours worked on "Project X", and you want...
If you need to count unique text values in a range, you can use a formula that uses several functions: FREQUENCY , MATCH, ROW and SUMPRODUCT.
It's also possible to use COUNTIF, as explained below.
Assume you have a...
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