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# MAXA

Definition/Description of Formula:

Returns the maximum numeric value in a dataset.

Syntax:

`MAXA(value1, value2, ...)`

• `value1` - The first value or range to consider when calculating the maximum value.
• `value2, ...` - [ OPTIONAL ] - Additional values or ranges to consider when calculating the maximum value.

Notes:

• Any text value in any of the `value` arguments will be assigned the numeric value `0` for the purpose of this function.

See Also:

`SMALL`: Returns the nth smallest element from a data set, where n is user-defined.

`RANK`: Returns the rank of a specified value in a dataset.

`QUARTILE`: Returns a value nearest to a specified quartile of a dataset.

`PERCENTRANK`: Returns the percentage rank (percentile) of a specified value in a dataset.

`PERCENTILE`: Returns the value at a given percentile of a dataset.

`MINA`: Returns the minimum numeric value in a dataset.

`MIN`: Returns the minimum value in a numeric dataset.

`MEDIAN`: Returns the median value in a numeric dataset.

`MAX`: Returns the maximum value in a numeric dataset.

`AVERAGEA`: Returns the numerical average value in a dataset.

`AVERAGE`: Returns the numerical average value in a dataset, ignoring text.

### Then begin typing the MAXA formula in the area you would like to display the outcome:

A
B
1
VALUE
2
-3
3
0.1
4
-2
5
0.7
6
-1
7
8
RESULT
0.7

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