PrecisionCalc
xl
Precision
Get Your Numbers Right
xlpISLESS
Determines whether one number is less than another, with up to 32,767 significant digits of precision. Returns TRUE if the first number is less than the second; returns FALSE if the first number is larger than the second number, or if they are equal. Returns #NUM! if either input cannot be resolved to a valid number.
Syntax
xlpISLESS(number1,number2)
number1 | Required. The first number to be compared. |
number2 | Required. The second number to be compared. |
Remarks
number1 and number2 can accept both numbers and text.
number1 and number2 can accept text formatted with the local currency symbol and thousands separators, and negatives can be formatted with either a leading hyphen or parentheses.
number1 and number2 can accept text up to 32,767 characters long.
If any xlPrecision edition other than the 32,767 SD edition is being used, number1 and number2 are rounded down to the maximum number of significant digits allowed by the edition in use.
Examples
Formula | Description | Result |
=xlpISLESS(2,2) | 2 < 2 | FALSE |
=xlpISLESS(2.1,-3.1) | 2.1 < -3.1 | FALSE |
=xlpISLESS("2abc2",3) | 2abc2 < 3 | #NUM! |
=xlpISLESS(A1,A2)
A1 = -0.3 |
A1 < A2 | -0.3 < -0.3 (FALSE) |
See Also
xlpISEQUAL
xlpISNOTEQUAL
xlpISGREATER
xlpISGREATEROREQUAL
xlpISLESSOREQUAL