Finding the number second closest to zero

gowseph

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Currently using: =INDEX(C7:C9,MATCH(MIN(IF(ISNUMBER(C7:C9),ABS(C7:C9-0))),IF(ISNUMBER(C7:C9),ABS(C7:C9-0)),0))

It shows the number closest to zero, out of the 3 numbers provided. How can I make this select the second closest number to zero? There will never be a tie between the numbers provided FYI.
 

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Tetra201

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Maybe

=INDEX(C7:C9,MATCH(SMALL(IF(ISNUMBER(C7:C9),ABS(C7:C9-0)),2),IF(ISNUMBER(C7:C9),ABS(C7:C9-0)),0))
 

AlKey

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Or maybe this
Code:
=SMALL(C7:C9,IF(COUNTIF(C7:C9,0)=2,3,2))
 

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