Office
Sign in
Formulas & functions

SUM

Your browser does not support video. Install Microsoft Silverlight, Adobe Flash Player, or Internet Explorer 9.

Try it!

Add values in Excel with the SUM function. You can add individual values, cell references, ranges, or a mix of all three.

For example:

  • =SUM(A2:A10)

  • =SUM(A2:A10, C2:C10)

Use the SUM function

  1. Select a cell.

  2. Type =SUM(

  3. Select the cells you want to add.

  4. Type a closed parenthesis ) and press Enter.

Want more?

SUM function

Discover more Excel training at LinkedIn Learning

Expand your Office skills
Explore training
Get new features first
Join Office Insiders

Was this information helpful?

Thank you for your feedback!

Thank you for your feedback! It sounds like it might be helpful to connect you to one of our Office support agents.

×