Return the Lessor or Greater Value of Cells

Brabed

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I am trying to find a way to return the lessor value of two cells. I also want the inverse, to be able to return the greater of two cells. I know the answer is probably easy, but it escapes me right now.

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NBVC

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This should suffice:

Code:
``=IF(A1<B1,A1,B1)``
and for the inverse

Code:
``=IF(A1>B1,A1,B1)``

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Brabed said:
I am trying to find a way to return the lessor value of two cells. I also want the inverse, to be able to return the greater of two cells. I know the answer is probably easy, but it escapes me right now.

=MAX(A2:B2)

=MIN(A2:B2)

If the target cells are not next to each other:

=MAX(A2,F2)

=MIN(A2,F2)

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