How to use Excel SUM function
All the basic information regarding Excel SUM function is listed in the table below. (This data is regularly updated from Microsoft and several resources)
|Function Category:||Math and trigonometry|
|Description:||Adds its arguments|
|Return Value:||The sum of values supplied.|
|Syntax:||=SUM (number1, [number2], [number3], …)|
|Applies to:||Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000|
|Other languages:||English: SUM
|Portuguese (Brazil): SOMA
Portuguese (Portugal): SOMA
All Other Languages: SUM
|Related Functions:||SUMIF, SUMIFS|
Syntax details with an example regarding the correct usage of Excel SUM function can be seen below.
=SUM (number1, [number2], [number3], …)
|number1||The first item to sum.|
|number2 [optional]||The second item to sum.|
|number3 [optional]||The third item to sum.|
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LINKS AND RESOURCES
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Microsoft Office support page – Excel SUM formula:
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