Excel SUM Function
The SUM function is a premade function in Excel, which adds numbers in a range.
It is typed
=SUM function adds cells in a range, both negative and positive.
How to use the
- Select a cell
- Double click the SUM command
- Select a range
- Hit enter
Let's see some examples!
Great job! You have successfully calculated the sum of the stats using the
=SUM function. The Pokemon's stats have a total sum of
Let's change one of the values in the range, to see what happens. Type
Rattata total stats was changed from
The SUM function updated the total sum from
It updates the SUM when values inside of the range are changed.
Lets change Rattata stats to a negative number to see what happens. Type
The SUM is updated to
D12(2489). Adding a negative number subtracts that value from the range.
=SUM function adds both positive and negative numbers.