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I have aspreadsheet detailing stores issues.

The columns are: Item, Qty, Date. I need to find out for each item; what is the most common issue qty and how many times that occurred and what was the largets issue qty and how many times that occurs.

I have a highly conveluted way of finding this out but theremust be a quicker way.

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