# Suggested formula not working

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I found out you can't return a column name in a formula, so I added them into the first row. I am trying to find the name of the fruit associated with the highest value, 2nd highest value, etc.

Smartsheets suggests: =INDEX([Apple]1:[Clementine]1, MATCH(MAX([Apple]2:[Clementine]2), [Apple]2:[Clementine]2, 0)) but I get an error every time. Anyone see something I'm missing?

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```=INDEX([Apple]1:[Clementine]1, 1, MATCH(MAX([Apple]2:[Clementine]2), [Apple]2:[Clementine]2, 0))
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Add 1 before your `MATCH` function since you will be looking at a single row. Your `MATCH` function will provide the column arguement of the `INDEX` function.

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```=INDEX([Apple]1:[Clementine]1, 1, MATCH(MAX([Apple]2:[Clementine]2), [Apple]2:[Clementine]2, 0))
```

Add 1 before your `MATCH` function since you will be looking at a single row. Your `MATCH` function will provide the column arguement of the `INDEX` function.

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thank you @heyjay! That worked! Suggestions for if I wanted to find the 2nd, 3rd 4th largest and so on?

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I would suggest getting rid of the MAX function and using a LARGE function. That way you can use cell references for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc. to make drag-filling the formula easier and it is the same formula for each number (you would have to use the LARGE for 2nd+ anyway).

=INDEX(\$[Apple]\$1:\$[Clementine]\$1, 1, MATCH(LARGE(\$[Apple]2:\$[Clementine]2, VALUE(LEFT(Apple\$14))), \$[Apple]2:\$[Clementine]2, 0))

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