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Excel MINIFS Function

Excel MINIFS function

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

Get minimum value with criteria
Return value 
Minimim value
=MINIFS (min_range, range1, criteria1, [range2], [criteria2], ...)
  • min_range - Range of values used to determine minimum.
  • 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 H7 is:

  • Criteria range(s) must be the same size and shape as the min_range.
  • The MINIFS function was introduced in Excel 2016.
  • In earlier versions of Excel you can use an array formula based on MIN and IF to find minimum values with criteria.

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