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Data
-5
15
30
'5
1
TRUE
2
Formula Description (Result)
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=SUM(3, 2) Adds 3 and 2 (5)
4
=SUM("5", 15, Adds 5, 15 and 1, because the text values are translated into
5 TRUE) numbers, and the logical value TRUE is translated into the
number 1 (21)
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=SUM(A2:A4) Adds the first three numbers in the column above (40)
=SUM(A2:A4, Adds the first three numbers in the column above, and 15 (55)
15)
=SUM(A5,A6, 2) Adds the values in the last two rows above, and 2. Because
nonnumeric values in references are not translated, the values
in the column above are ignored (2)
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SUMIF
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Adds the cells specified by a given criteria.

Syntax

SUMIF(range,criteria,sum_range)

Range is the range of cells you want evaluated.