Learn how to use the Excel MEDIAN function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel MEDIAN function returns the median of the numbers provided.
The syntax for the Microsoft Excel MEDIAN function is:
MEDIAN( number1, [number2, ... number_n] )
number1, number2, ... number_n are numeric values - they can be numbers, named ranges, arrays, or references to numbers. There can be up to 30 values entered.
The MEDIAN function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
The MEDIAN function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:
Let's look at some Excel MEDIAN function examples and explore how to use the MEDIAN function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel MEDIAN examples would return:
=MEDIAN(A2, A3) Result: 8.85 =MEDIAN(A3, A5, 45) Result: 7.2 =MEDIAN(A2:A6) Result: 8.1 =MEDIAN(1, 3, 13, 14, 15) Result: 13