# How to Use SMALL IF Function in Excel (With Examples)

You can use the following formulas to perform a SMALL IF function in Excel:

Formula 1: SMALL IF with One Criteria

```=SMALL(IF(A2:A16="A",C2:C16),2)
```

This formula finds the 2nd smallest value in C2:C16 where the value in A2:A16 is equal to “A”.

Formula 2: SMALL IF with Multiple Criteria

```=SMALL(IF((A2:A16="A")*(B2:B16="Forward"),C2:C16),2)
```

This formula finds the 2nd smallest value in C2:C16 where the value in A2:A16 is equal to “A” and the value in B2:B16 is equal to “Forward”.

The following examples show how to use each formula in practice with the following dataset in Excel: ### Example 1: SMALL IF with One Criteria

We can use the following formula to find the 2nd smallest value in C2:C16 where the value in A2:A16 is equal to “A”:

```=SMALL(IF(A2:A16="A",C2:C16),2)
```

The following screenshot shows how to use this formula: This tells us that the 2nd smallest points value among all players on team A is 5.

### Example 2: SMALL IF with Multiple Criteria

We can use the following formula to find the 2nd smallest value in C2:C16 where the value in A2:A16 is equal to “A” and the value in B2:B16 is equal to “Forward”:

`=SMALL(IF((A2:A16="A")*(B2:B16="Forward"),C2:C16),2)`

The following screenshot shows how to use this formula: This tells us that the 2nd smallest points value among all Forwards on team A is 10.