"Excel 2007 MAX Function - An Example Demonstration"

The Excel 2007 MAX function, one of Excel's statistical functions, is used to find the largest value in a given list of arguments.

The syntax for the MAX function is:

=MAX(argument1, argument2, ... argument30)

Argument1, argument 2, ... argument 30 can be numbers, named ranges, arrays, or cell references. Up to 30 arguments can be entered.

To use the Excel 2007 MAX Function

  • Enter the following data into the Excel spreadsheet.
  • Excel 2007 max function

  • Click on cell C8 or any other cells where the results will be displayed.
  • From the Formulas tab, in the Function Library group, click the More Functions icon and point to Statistical to open the function drop down list.
  • Excel 2007 Max function

  • Click on MAX in the list to bring up the function's dialog box.
  • From the Max Function Arguments dialog box displayed, type C1:C6 or you can drag the mouse from cell C1 to C6.
  • Excel 2007 Max function arguments

  • Click OK. The result will display on the cell C8.
  • If you choose the different ranges, the following result will display.

  • =Max(C1, C2) would return 632.
    =Max(C3, C5, 896) would return 896.
    =Max(C2:C6) would return 808.

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