# RANK.AVG

RANK.AVG(number, ref [,order])

Returns the rank of a value in descending order (average ranking).

 number The number whose rank you want to find. ref An array or list of numbers. order (Optional) The number indicating how the list of numbers is sorted:0 = Descending order, Largest number has a rank of 1 (default)1 = Ascending order, Smallest number has a rank of 1

 REMARKS
 * For an illustrated example refer to the page under Advanced Functions* The "ref" does not have to be sorted into any particular order.* If "ref" contains any non numeric values, then these are ignored. See Example 12.* If "order" = "0", then the smallest numbers are given the largest rank.* If "order" = "1", then the largest numbers are given the largest rank.* If "order" is left blank, then 0 is used.* Any duplicate numbers are given the average ranking. See Example 4.* You can use the RANK.EQ function to return equal ranking when more than one value has the same rank.* You can use the LARGE function to return the kth largest value in a list or array of numbers.* You can use the SMALL function to return the kth smallest value in a list or array of numbers.* You can use the PERCENTRANK.INC function to return* You can use the PERCENTRANK.EXC function to return* This function was added in Excel 2010* For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.microsoft.com* For the Google documentation refer to support.google.com

 A B C 1 =RANK.AVG(10, B1:B6) = 6 10 60 2 =RANK.AVG(10, B1:B6, 0) = 6 20 10 3 =RANK.AVG(10, B1:B6, 1) = 1 30 30 4 =RANK.AVG(20, C1:C8) = 6.5 30 20 5 =RANK.AVG(20, C1:C8, 0) = 6.5 40 50 6 =RANK.AVG(20, C1:C8, 1) = 2.5 50 30 7 =RANK.AVG(30, B1:B6, 0) = 3.5 some text 20 8 =RANK.AVG(20, B1:B6, 0) = 5 60 30 9 =RANK.AVG(30, B1:B6, 1) = 3.5 10 =RANK.AVG(20, B1:B6, 1) = 2 11 =RANK.AVG(20, B1:B8, 0) = 6 12 =RANK.AVG(40, B1:B2, 1) = #N/A

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