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# How To Use GTE() Function in Google Sheets

Description

Returns `TRUE` if the first argument is greater than or equal to the second, and `FALSE` otherwise. Equivalent to the `>=` operator.

Common Questions About the GTE Formula:
- What does GTE stand for?
- What is the syntax of the GTE formula?
- What are the criteria that must be met for the formula to work?

How Can the GTE Formula Be Used Appropriately:
- The GTE Formula can be used to compare two values in a range and determine if the values meet certain criteria.
- It can also be used to search for a specific value in a range and determine if that value exists in the range.

How Can the GTE Formula Be Commonly Mistyped:
- GTE can be accidentally mistyped as GTR, which references a different formula.
- In some cases, ">" may be used instead of ">=".

What Are Some Common Ways the GTE Formula Is Used Inappropriately:
- The GTE Formula should not be used when two text values are being compared, as the comparison will be invalid.
- Pointless function calls should be avoided with GTE, such as making a comparison that will always return the same result.

What Are Some Common Pitfalls When Using the GTE Formula:
- Using the GTE Formula with non-numeric ranges can produce unexpected results, such as comparing text values or returning an error.
- Neglecting to enclose the criteria in double quotes can also lead to unexpected results.

What Are Common Mistakes When Using the GTE Formula:
- Failing to correctly reference the criteria field in the GTE formula.
- Omitting the criteria field in the GTE formula when it is necessary.

What Are Common Misconceptions People Might Have With the GTE Formula:
- Mistaking the GTE Formula for the GREATER function, which is used for comparing larger values.
- Assuming that the GTE Formula only works with numbers, when in fact it can work with dates and other values as well.

How To Actually Use GTE() in Sheets

`GTE(value1, value2)`

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