#### find the largest number in column

```How do get Excel (Ofc 2000) to check all the numbers in column B to find the
largest number and copy it into cell C3?

Jack

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4/13/2005 2:14:02 PM
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```"Jack" <jslimp01@earthlink.net> wrote in message
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> How do get Excel (Ofc 2000) to check all the numbers in column B to find
the
> largest number and copy it into cell C3?
>
> Jack
>
>

In C3, enter =MAX(B:B)

/Fredrik

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4/13/2005 2:19:48 PM
```Jack,

Use the MAX function. In cell C3, use the following formula:

=MAX(B:B)

--
Cordially,
Chip Pearson
Microsoft MVP - Excel
Pearson Software Consulting, LLC
www.cpearson.com

news:OTobvLDQFHA.2252@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> How do get Excel (Ofc 2000) to check all the numbers in column
> B to find the
> largest number and copy it into cell C3?
>
> Jack
>
>

```
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chip1 (1821)
4/13/2005 2:23:57 PM
```To check Column A,  enter this in cell C3:

=MAX(A:A)
--

HTH,

RD
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How do get Excel (Ofc 2000) to check all the numbers in column B to find the
largest number and copy it into cell C3?

Jack

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ragdyer1 (4060)
4/13/2005 2:29:20 PM
```Thank you all !!!

:)
Jack

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4/13/2005 2:40:14 PM

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