MAX Function

Returns the highest number or latest date.
Sample Usage
  • value1
  • [
    • value2
    • ...
  • value1
    The number or range from which you want the highest value.
    • value2
    • ...
    Additional numbers or ranges.
Usage Notes
  • When referencing dates, you must use MAX in a Date column. See Column Types for more information on Date columns.

This example references the following sheet information:

 Clothing ItemTransaction TotalUnits SoldIn Stock?Ship Date

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

=MAX([Units Sold]:[Units Sold])Returns the highest number from the “Units Sold” column.217
=MAX([Ship Date]:[Ship Date])When placed in a Date column, returns the most recent date from the “Ship Date” column.03/20/19
=MAX(COLLECT([Transaction Total]:[Transaction Total], [In Stock?]:[In Stock?], 1))Collects any values from the "Transaction Total" column that have a corresponding "In Stock?" value of true, then returns the highest  "Transaction Total" number.1,170.00

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