What does it do?

Get the nth largest value from a range of values

Formula breakdown:

=LARGE(array, k)

What it means:

=LARGE(range of values, position of the largest value)

You have a list of values and you want to get the third (or nth) largest value, no problem! Excel’s LARGE Formula can easily get that for you!

I explain how you can do this below:


STEP 1: We need to enter the LARGE function in a blank cell:


LARGE Formula in Excel


STEP 2: The LARGE arguments:


What is the range of values?

Select the cells containing your values:


LARGE Formula in Excel


What is the nth largest value that you want to get?

We want to get the third largest value so we will place in 3.

=LARGE(C9:C12, 3)

LARGE Formula in Excel


You now have your third largest value!

LARGE Formula in Excel


How to Use the LARGE Formula in Excel





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