SUM Function

Adds a series of numbers
Sample Usage
  • number1
  • [
    • number2
    • ...
  • number1
    The number or range of numbers to add
    • number2
    • ...
    Additional numbers or ranges of numbers to add

This example references the following sheet information:

 Clothing ItemTransaction TotalUnits SoldPrice Per Unit
1button parent row expanded Totals4,285.00337250.00
2      T-Shirt1,170.007815.00
3      Pants1,491.004235.50
4      Jacket812.00217200.00

Based on the table above, here are some examples of using SUM in a sheet:

=SUM(12, 45, 72)Sums a series of numbers: 12, 45, and 72.129
=SUM([Transaction Total]:[Transaction Total])Sums the Transaction Total column 8,570.00
=SUM(CHILDREN())Placed in the parent row to sum the child rows of the Transaction Total column. Rows 24 apply. (Row 1 is the parent row.)4,285.00
=IF(SUM([Transaction Total]4)= ([Units Sold]4 * [Price Per Unit]4), "Total Correct" , "Total Incorrect")Returns the string Total correct if the value of row 4 in the Transaction Total column is equal to the product (amount when two numbers are multiplied by each other) of the value in row 4 of Units Sold and Price Per Unit columns. Otherwise, the function returns Total Incorrect.Total Incorrect

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