How to Use Match Function in Excel

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Match Function:

Match function returns the position of a value in an array.

Syntax of Match Function

=Match(lookup_value, lookup_array, [match_type])

lookup_value = The value you want to find in the list.

lookup_array = List in which you want to find the value.

[match_type] = Match type can be -1, 0 or 1.

-1 finds the smallest value greater than or equal to look up value.

0 finds the exact equal value to lookup value.

1 find the largest value less than or equal to lookup value.

In the above screen shot, Match function would return 3 in the Cell C4. 3rd is the position of Gurgaon (lookup value) in the list B7:B13.



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November 16, 2019

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