The MEDIAN function returns the median (middle number) in a set of data. The calculation performed by MEDIAN varies according to the number of numeric values provided. When the number is odd, MEDIAN returns the middle number in the group. When the number is even, MEDIAN returns the average of the two numbers in the middle.
The MEDIAN function takes multiple arguments in the form number1, number2, number3, etc. Arguments can be a hardcoded constant, a cell reference, or a range, in any combination. MEDIAN ignores empty cells, text values, and the logical values TRUE and FALSE. The MEDIAN function will accept up to 255 separate arguments.
When the number of values provided is odd, MEDIAN returns the middle number:
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The MEDIAN function has no built-in way to apply criteria. Given a range, it will return the MEDIAN (middle) number in that range.
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