# ROWS

## Rational

Count of rows in a cell range.

## Description

The Excel ROWS function returns the number of rows of a cell range or array formula. For example, =ROWS(E10:F100) returns 91 (91 rows in the cell range i.e. 10 to 100).

=ROWS (array)

## Parameters

array – A reference to a cell range

## Return Value

An integer representing the total number of rows.

## Key Notes

• The ROWS function returns a count of rows in the specific range of cells, unlike ROW function that returns row number of the first cell in the reference.
• The function accepts an array or array formula, or a reference to a range of cells.

### ROW

The ROW function returns the row number of a reference cell. For example, =ROW(E9:E10) returns 9 (9th from top to bottom, only the first cell).

### AREAS

The AREAS function returns a number of areas or region. I.e., =AREAS((B2:C4,D8:F9)) returns 2 (number of areas), include extra sets of parentheses.

### COLUMNS

The COLUMNS function returns a count of all columns of a cell range or array formula, =COLUMNS(E10:F100) returns 2 (two columns E & F).

### COLUMN

The COLUMN function returns the column number of a first reference cell. For example, =COLUMN(E10:F10) returns 5 (5th column, a sequence of E in alphabets).

The ADDRESS function returns cell address from given row and column numbers of a worksheet. For example, if you pass ADDRESS(5,6) the function returns \$F\$5.