# MIN

Definition/Description of Formula:

Returns the minimum value in a numeric dataset.

Syntax:

`MIN(value1, value2, ...)`

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

Notes:

• Each `value` argument must be a number or a range containing numbers. Any text value encountered will cause `MIN` to return an error. To allow text values, use `MINA`.

`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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A
B
1
NUMBER
2
3
3
5
4
-1
5
4
6
2
7
8
RESULT
-1

JavaScript errors detected

Please note, these errors can depend on your browser setup.