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Excel MAXIFS Function

Excel MAXIFS function
Summary 

The Excel MAXIFS function returns the largest numeric value that meets one or more criteria in a range of values. MAXIFS can be used with criteria based on dates, numbers, text, and other conditions. MAXIFS supports logical operators (>,<,<>,=) and wildcards (*,?) for partial matching.

Purpose 
Get maximum value with criteria
Return value 
Maximum value
Syntax 
=MAXIFS (max_range, range1, criteria1, [range2], [criteria2], ...)
Arguments 
  • max_range - Range of values used to determine maximum.
  • range1 - The first range to evaluate.
  • criteria1 - The criteria to use on range1.
  • range2 - [optional] The second range to evaluate.
  • criteria2 - [optional] The criteria to use on range2.
Usage notes 

In the example shown, the formula in G7 is:

=MAXIFS(D3:D15,C3:C15,"F")
  • Criteria range(s) must be the same size and shape as the max_range.
  • The MAXIFS function was introduced in Excel 2016.
  • In earlier versions of Excel you can use an array formula based on MAX and IF to find minimum values with criteria.

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