FREQUENCY function in Excel

Count unique numeric values in a range in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count unique numeric values in a range in Excel using the example below; Formula =SUM(–(FREQUENCY(data,data)>0)) Explanation To count unique numeric values in a range, you can use a formula based on the FREQUENCY and SUM functions. For example, assume you have a list of employee numbers together with hours worked on… read more »

Count unique text values in a range in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count unique text values in a range in Excel using the example below; Formula =SUMPRODUCT(–(FREQUENCY(MATCH(data,data,0),ROW(data)-ROW(data.firstcell)+1)>0)) Explanation If you need to count unique text values in a range, you can use a formula that uses several functions: FREQUENCY , MATCH, ROW and SUMPRODUCT. It’s also possible to use COUNTIF, as explained… read more »

Count unique numeric values with criteria in Excel

This tutorial shows how to Count unique numeric values with criteria in Excel using the example below; Formula {=SUM(–(FREQUENCY(IF(criteria,values),values)>0))} Explanation To count unique numeric values in a range with criteria you can use a formula based on the SUM and FREQUENCY functions, together with the IF function to apply criteria. For example, assume you have a list… read more »

Count unique text values with criteria

This tutorial shows how to Count unique text values with criteria using the example below; Formula {=SUM(–(FREQUENCY(IF(criteria,MATCH(values,values,0)),ROW(values)-ROW(valuesfirstcell)+1)>0))} Explanation To count unique values in a range with a criteria, you can use an array formula based on the FREQUENCY function. Assume you have a list of employee names together with hours worked on “Project X”, and you want… read more »

Excel Frequency Function Example

The FREQUENCY function in Excel calculates how often values occur within the ranges you specify in a bin table. You can also use the COUNTIFS function to create a frequency distribution. 1. First, enter the bin numbers (upper levels) in the range C4:C8. 2. Select the range D4:D9 (extra cell), enter the FREQUENCY function shown below and finish by pressing… read more »

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