# Manuals/calci/MINA

Jump to navigation
Jump to search

**MINA()**

- Parameters are any set of numbers.
- MINA(), returns the smallest value in a list of arguments, including numbers, text, and logical values.

## Description

- This function gives the smallest number in a given set of values.
- In , First parameter is required and from the second parameter are optional.
- Here Parameters can be numbers, names, arrays or references that contain numbers.
- Also logical values and text representations can be valid.
- Suppose the argument contain the logical value TRUE , it is considered as 1 and if it is FALSE ,it is considered as 0.
- In a referred array only numbers are considered.
- Empty cells,logical values or text in the referred array are not considered.
- suppose the arguments contain no numbers then this gives the value as 0.
- This functon will return the result as error when any one of the argument is nonnumeric or the referred array cannot translated in to numbers.
- If we want make logical values and text representations of numbers as dummy then we can use the MIN function.

## ZOS

- The syntax is to calculate minimum number in the given set of numbers in ZOS is .
- Parameters are any set of numbers.

- For e.g.,MINA(1..5,false)

## Examples

- =MINA(5,15,25)=5
- =MINA(-1,-6,-9,-15)=-15
- =MINA(0.252,0.234,0.214,0.2)=0.2
- =MINA(2,5,7,TRUE)=1
- =MINA(4,7,9,FALSE)=0

## Related videos

## See Also

## References