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:


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The MODE function is fully automatic and will return the most frequently occurring number in a set of numbers. For example:

=MODE(1,2,4,4,5,5,5,6) // returns 5

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

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