The Excel MODE function returns the most frequently occurring number in a numeric data set. For example, =MODE(1,2,4,4,5,5,5,6) returns 5.
Get most frequently occurring number
A number representing the mode.
=MODE (number1, [number2], ...)
number1 - A number or cell reference that refers to numeric values.
number2 - [optional] A number or cell reference that refers to numeric values.
The Excel MODE function returns the most frequently occurring number in a numeric data set. Numbers can be supplied as numbers, ranges, named ranges, or cell references that contain numeric values. Up to 255 numbers can be supplied as separate arguments.
To calculate a conditional mode with one or more criteria you can use an array formula based on the IF and MODE functions. In the example shown, the formula in F5 is:
where "group" is the...
To find the most frequently occurring number in a range, you can use the MODE function.
In the example shown, the formula in M4 is:
How this formula works
The MODE function is fully automatic and will ...
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To list the most frequently occurring numbers in a column (i.e. most common, second most common, third most common, etc), you can an array formula based on four Excel functions, IF, MODE, MATCH, and ISNUMBER. In the...
To extract the word or text value that occurs most frequently in a range, you can use a formula based on several functions INDEX, MATCH, and MODE.
In the example shown, the formula in H5 is:
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