Data binning is the another name of data discretization, data categorization, data bucketing, or data quantization. Data binning is a data mining methodology to simplify a column of data, by reducing the number of possible values into small groups or categories.

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## How to data binning in excel?

Just enter your data in Microsoft excel and apply the given formulas;

Marks |
Total marks |
bins |
Bin number |

2 | 100 | Fail | BIN1 |

3 | 100 | Fail | BIN1 |

3 | 100 | Fail | BIN1 |

10 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

22 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

22 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

31 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

33 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

34 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

44 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

55 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

55 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

65 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

98 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

98 | 100 | Pass | BIN2 |

**Formula for “Bin” column**

= IF (A3<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A4<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A5<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A6<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A7<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A8<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A9<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A10<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A11<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A12<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A13<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A14<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A15<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

= IF (A16<6, “Fail”, “Pass” )

**Formula for “Bin Number” column**

= IF ( C2 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C3 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C4 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C5 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C6 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C7 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C8 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C9 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C10 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C11 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C12 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C13 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C14 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C15 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )

= IF ( C16 = “Fail”, “BIN1”, “BIN2” )