MAXA 
MAXA(value1 [,value2] [..]) 
Returns the largest value in a list, table or cell range (including logical values and text). 
value1  The first value. 
value2  (Optional) The second value. 
REMARKS 
* This function is identical to the MAX function except that cell references to logical values and text are included. * This function includes hidden cells. * This function excludes empty cells. See Example 8. * Arguments that are just numbers are included. * Arguments that are just numbers passed as text ("3") are included. See Example 15. * Arguments that are just logical values are included. True evaluates to 1. False evaluates to 0. See Example 18. * Arguments that are just text will generate a #VALUE! error. See Example 16. * Arguments that are references to cells containing zeros are included. See Example 9. * Arguments that are references to cells containing dates are included and the date serial number is used. See Example 12. * Arguments that are references to cells containing logical values are included. See Example 11. * Arguments that are references to cells containing text are included. See Example 10. * Arguments that are references to cells containing error values will be returned. See Example 14. * Arguments that are references to empty cells are excluded. See Example 8. * Arguments that are arrays containing logical values are included. See Example 20. * Arguments that are arrays containing text are included. See Example 19. * You can have a maximum of 255 arguments. * You can use the MAXIFS function to return the largest value that satisfies multiple conditions. * You can use the MAXAVISIBLE  User Defined Function to exclude hidden cells. * This is similar to the AVERAGEA, COUNTA and MINA functions. * For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.microsoft.com * For the Google documentation refer to support.google.com 

1  What is the largest of the values (1,2,3). 2  What is the largest of the values (1,2,3,0). 3  What is the largest of the values (2,3,4,5,6). 4  What is the largest of the values in the array {2, 3, 4, 5, 6}. 5  What is the largest of the values in range "B1:B3". 6  What is the largest of the values in range "B1", "B2" and "B3". 7  What is the largest of the values in range "B1", "B2", "B3" and "B4". B4 is empty so this gets included. 8  What is the largest of the values in range "B1", "B2", "B3" and "B5". B5 is zero so this gets included. 9  What is the largest of the values in range "B1", "B2", "B3" and "B6". B6 is text so this gets included. 10  What is the largest of the values in range "B1", "B2", "B3" and "B7". B7 is a logical value so this gets included. TRUE is replaced with 1. 11  What is the largest of the values in range "B1", "B2", "B3" and "B8". B8 is a logical value so this gets included. FALSE is replaced with 0. 12  What is the largest of the values in range "B1", "B2", "B3" and "B9". B9 is a date so this gets included as a date serial number. 13  What is the largest of the values in the named range that refers to the range "B1:B3". 14  What is the largest of the values in range "B1", "B2", "B3" and "B10". B10 contains an error so that gets returned. 15  What is the largest of these values (2, "3"). Text values that are actually numbers are included. 16  What is the largest of these values (2, TRUE). Logical values passed as arguments are included. TRUE is replaced with 1. 17  What is the largest of these values (2, FALSE). Logical values passed as arguments are included. FALSE is replaced with 0. 18  What is the largest of these values (2, "some text"). Text values passed as arguments generate an error. 19  What is the largest of the values in the array {2, "some text"}. Text values inside arrays are excluded. 20  What is the largest of the values in the array {2, TRUE}. Logical values inside arrays are excluded. 
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