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Q- Fx Guide



To use the MAX Function:

    1.    Point and Click the cell in which you want the maximum (of a set of cells).
    2.    Enter the formula:

a.    Type:       =      

       The equal sign Indicates to Excel that you are entering a function

b.   Type:       Max  

       This is the name of the function term
     c.   Type:         (          
       Open parenthesis Indicates the start of the argument, (which cells to find maximum)
    d.    Input The Argument - The cells you would like to fin a MAXIMUM by either:

        Clicking each individual cell desired (example: A1, B22, C12,D16),

        If the cells adjoin each other:

  • Clicking the 1st cell of the row (or column) and dragging to last cell in row (or column) (example: A1 drag to A15, release),

  • Using the keyboard cursors (arrows) arrow to the top/left most cell.    Press and Hold the SHIFT key and arrow down to the bottom/right most cell and release the SHIFT key,

        Typing in the named cells If you have already named the cell(s) - Must be separated by commas


e.    Type:           )
         Close parenthesis Indicates the end of the MAXIMUM argument.

   3. Press      <Enter>
   4. Excel will automatically display the MAXIMUM value of the given set.