# Most frequently occurring number

=MODE(range)

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:

=MODE(B4:K4)

### How this formula works

The MODE function is fully automatic and will return the most frequently occurring number in a a set of numbers. For example, =MODE(1,2,4,4,5,5,5,6) returns 5.

In the example show, we give mode the range B4:K4, so the formula is solved like this:

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