Formula for "2 cells...pick the cell with higher value and put it here"

Marq

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Excel 2007

Cells A2 and A3 will contain a value in each.

in this example A2 has 68...A3 has 32

I would like to have in cell C3 a formaul that reads, "out of cells A2 and A3...which ever value is the highest, put that value here in C3".

and in cell D3 have it read the opposite saying, "of the two cells A2 and A3, whichever is the lower number put that value here in D3".

this is what I made up in C3 thus far but I get the "#value!" error result:

=IF(A2>A3,A2),IF(A2<A3,A3)


How is the formula written wrong?
 
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T. Valko

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Excel 2007

Cells A2 and A3 will contain a value in each.

in this example A2 has 68...A3 has 32

I would like to have in cell C3 a formaul that reads, "out of cells A2 and A3...which ever value is the highest, put that value here in C3".

and in cell D3 have it read the opposite saying, "of the two cells A2 and A3, whichever is the lower number put that value here in D3".

this is what I made up in C3 thus far but I get the "#value!" error result:


=IF(A2>A3,A2),IF(A2<A3,A3)< p>
How is the formula written wrong?
Try these...

C3: =MAX(A2,A3)

D3: =MIN(A2,A3)
 

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