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# How to use greater than and less than in Excel?

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## How to use greater than and less than in Excel?

If the first value is higher than the second value, then the greater than operator (>) will evaluate to the true value. If the first value is lower than the second value, then the less than operator () will get a result of true.

## FAQ

### Can I use <= In Excel?

Excel requires that every formula start with an equal sign; nevertheless, the purpose of this initial symbol in Excel is only to introduce the formula and does not express anything about equality. You would apply the formula =B2=5 to determine whether or not it is fewer than five or the same as five.

### How do you count greater than less than in Excel?

To determine how many numbers are higher than or less than a given value, use the COUNTIF function. Formulas may be found in cells A11 and A12 that use the COUNTIF function to look for the number of invoices that are either less than 20,000 or higher than or equal to 20,000 in the range B2:B7. COUNTIF discovered that there are 4 numbers that are less than 20000 and 2 values that are equal to or more than 20000.

### What does <> mean in Excel?

In Excel, <> signifies not equal to. Excel's > operator is used to determine whether or not two values are equivalent to one another.

### How do you insert greater than or equal to in Excel?

1. Choose Mathematical Operators from the dropdown menu located in the box labeled Subset.
2. After then, scroll all the way down and pick the symbol that says "greater than" or "equal to" from the list of symbols that has displayed.
3. To finish, you need to press the Insert button.

### How do I select a value greater than in Excel?

Click the Conditional Formatting button on the Home tab of the Excel Ribbon. To format the values that are greater than a certain one, pick Highlight Cells Rules, and then select the option Greater Than from the drop-down menu that appears.

### What is the symbol for equal to or less than in Excel?

Excel requires that every formula start with an equal sign; nevertheless, the purpose of this initial symbol in Excel is only to introduce the formula and does not express anything about equality. You would apply the formula =B2=5 to determine whether or not it is fewer than five or the same as five.

### How do you type less than?

The notation for "less than" is written with asĀ <.

### How do you insert greater than or equal to in Excel?

Choose Mathematical Operators from the dropdown menu located in the box labeled Subset.

After then, scroll all the way down and pick the symbol that says "greater than" or "equal to" from the list of symbols that has displayed.

To finish, you need to hit the Insert button.

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