How to Sum in Excel

In this tutorial, you will learn how to sum in Excel.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to sum in Excel.

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Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to sum in Excel.

Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with.

Step 2

To sum, simply use the total function to add the row values. You can input this formula into the cell =SUM(A1:A6)

Step 3

Once you are done, your Excel will look like this.


That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

In this tutorial, I covered how to sum in Excel.