# Partition Function [VBA]

Returns a string indicating where a number occurs within a calculated series of ranges.

Partition( Number, Start, End, Interval)

String

Number: Required. The number to determine the partition.

Start: Required. An integer number defining the lower value of the range of numbers.

End: Required. An integer number defining the highest value of the range.

Interval: Required. An integer number that specifies the size of the partitions within the range of numbers (between Start and End).

```
Option VBASupport 1
Option Explicit
Sub Test_Partition
Dim retStr As String
retStr = Partition(20, 0, 98, 5)
print "20:24 the number 20 occurs in the range: " & retStr
retStr = Partition(20, 0, 99, 1)
print " 20: 20 the number 20 occurs in the range: " & retStr
retStr = Partition(120, 0, 99, 5)
print "100: the number 120 occurs in the range: " & retStr
retStr = Partition(-5, 0, 99, 5)
print " : -1 the number -5 occurs in the range: " & retStr
retStr = Partition(2, 0, 5, 2)
print " 2: 3 the number 2 occurs in the range: " & retStr
End Sub
```