where “data” is the named range B5:B16. The formula is then copied to rows below D5 to output the desired list of most frequent numbers. Note: this is an array formula and must be entered with control + shift + enter. Working from the inside out: In cell D5, no filtering occurs and the output of each step above looks like this: In cell D6, with 93 already in D5, the output looks like this:

Handling errors

The MODE function will return the #N/A error when there is no mode. As you copy the formula down into subsequent rows, you will likely run into the #N/A error. To trap this error and return an empty string ("") instead, you can use IFERROR like this:

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