**Common questions about the DMIN formula:**

1. What is the DMIN formula?

2. What is the syntax of the DMIN formula?

3. How do I use the DMIN formula?

4. What types of data can I use with the DMIN formula?

**How can the DMIN formula be used appropriately:**

The DMIN formula can be used to find the minimum value of a range of data, calculated with a criteria or condition. To use the DMIN formula correctly, you must identify the range of values or cells you want to search, the field or column to search within, and the criteria the formula should use to identify and return the minimum value.

**How can the DMIN formula be commonly mistyped:**

The DMIN formula is often mistyped as “DMAX” (rather than DMIN). Another common mistake is to type the field and criteria backwards in the syntax.

**What are some common ways the DMIN formula is used inappropriately:**

The most common inappropriate use of the DMIN formula is applying it to a single data point instead of a range of values. Other uses which do not yield an accurate result include using incorrect syntax, attempting to find the maximum value with the DMIN formula, and leaving a row or column blank when entering the formula.

**What are some common pitfalls when using the DMIN formula:**

The most common pitfalls when using the DMIN formula are using incorrect syntax, attempting to find the maximum value with the DMIN formula, and leaving a row or column blank when entering the formula.

**What are common mistakes when using the DMIN Formula:**

Common mistakes when using the DMIN Formula include typing the formula incorrectly, using the wrong syntax, attempting to find the maximum value with the DMIN formula, and leaving a row or column blank when entering the formula.

**What are common misconceptions people might have with the DMIN Formula:**

One common misconception with the DMIN Formula is that it only works for numbers. In fact, the DMIN formula can be used for either numbers or text. Another misconception is that the DMIN Formula will always return the lowest value in the range, when, in actuality, it will only return the lowest value that meets the criteria set by the user.