# LARGE Function

Returns the n-th highest number in a provided range.
Sample Usage
LARGE(Cost1:Cost,3)
Syntax
LARGE(
• range
• n
)
• range
The group of numbers to return the n-th highest value from.
• n
A number representing the position, from the highest, to return.
Usage Notes
• LARGE will only look at numbers in the given range. If the range doesn’t contain numbers, you’ll receive an #INVALID VALUE or #INVALID COLUMN VALUE error.
• If the n value is higher than the total number of values in the range, you'll receive an #INVALID DATA TYPE error.
Examples

This example references the following sheet information:

Transaction Total Units Sold Price Per Unit Sold Date
1 \$1,170.00 78 \$15.00 02/12/19 1:55 PM
2 \$1,491.00 42 \$35.50 02/15/19 10:23 AM
3 \$812.00 217 \$200.00 02/20/19 2:45 PM

Given the table above, here are some examples of using LARGE in a sheet:

Formula Description Result
=LARGE([Transaction Total]:[Transaction Total], 1) Returns the largest value in the “Transaction Total” column. \$1,491.00
=LARGE([Units Sold]:[Units Sold], 2) Returns the second largest value in the “Units Sold” column. 78
=LARGE([Transaction Total]:[Price Per Unit], 5) Returns the fifth largest value in the range from the “Transaction Total” column to the “Price Per Unit” column. \$200.00