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WorksheetFunction.Large Method (Excel)

Returns the k-th largest value in a data set. You can use this function to select a value based on its relative standing. For example, you can use LARGE to return the highest, runner-up, or third-place score.

expression .Large(Arg1, Arg2)

expression A variable that represents a WorksheetFunction object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Arg1

Required

Variant

Array - the array or range of data for which you want to determine the k-th largest value.

Arg2

Required

Double

K - the position (from the largest) in the array or cell range of data to return.

Return Value

Double

  • If array is empty, LARGE returns the #NUM! error value.

  • If k ≤ 0 or if k is greater than the number of data points, LARGE returns the #NUM! error value.

If n is the number of data points in a range, then LARGE(array,1) returns the largest value, and LARGE(array,n) returns the smallest value.

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