What does it do?

Get the nth smallest value from a range of values

Formula breakdown:

=SMALL(array, k)

What it means:

=SMALL(range of values, position of the smallest value)

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

I explain how you can do this below:

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


SMALL Formula in Excel


STEP 2: The SMALL arguments:


What is the range of values?

Select the cells containing your values:


SMALL Formula in Excel


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

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

=SMALL(C9:C12, 3)

SMALL Formula in Excel


You now have your third smallest value!

SMALL Formula in Excel


How to Use the SMALL Formula in Excel



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