Microsoft Excel is one of the most remarkable computer programs and it’s the most widely used spreadsheet. With this, we can easily add, divide, multiply, subtract the numerical values which we need for our corporate work or classwork, even our data organization. In this article, we will learn the techniques to sum multiple rows in excel.
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4 Quick Ways to Sum Multiple Rows in Excel
Summing up multiple rows is important for so many purposes.
1. Using SUM Function in Excel
1.1. Sum Multiple Rows into a Single Cell
In the following example, there are some numbers of products that are in stock in January and February. Now, we want to calculate/ sum up the numbers of product rows in a single cell.
➤ First, select the cell you want to see the result. I want to see the sum value in cell F5. Select all the rows C5 to D7 or type
➤ Then to see the result, press Enter.
➤ Finally, the sum of those three rows is shown in a single cell.
1.2. By Selecting Entire Row as Reference
Assume that new products arrive in March and April. We need to sum those products by just selecting the row numbers.
➤ First, select the cell and open the SUM function and type the formula:
➤ Lastly, hit Enter.
So, by using the SUM function, we can add multiple rows of numbers together to get the total number in those rows.
2. AutoSum Multiple Rows
In Excel, the AutoSum feature automatically enters the formula that uses the SUM function.
2.1. AutoSum Feature
Likewise the above dataset, we need to sum the total of each product in the rows.
➤ First, select the multiple rows with the blank cells. Here the total will be calculated.
➤ After that, go to the Formula tab > AutoSum option.
➤ In the end, each of the rows will sum up automatically.
2.2. AutoSum Keyboard Shortcut
The shortcut of the AutoSum feature is the ‘Alt + =’ keys in Excel.
➤ First, select a list of data in Excel, and then press the ‘Alt + =’ keys simultaneously.
➤ Now, it will add the sum value below this list.
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3. Using SUMPRODUCT Function in Excel
The SUMPRODUCT function is to return the sum of the products of a range of arrays. Assume, we need to sum the duplicate products in row 5 and row 9.
➤ Select the cell. Open the SUMPRODUCT function.
➤ Next, type the formula:
➤ Now, press Enter to see the result.
4. Sum Matching Values from Multiple Rows in Excel
To sum the duplicate values from multiple rows we will use the SUMIF function. In the following example, there are three teams. We have to sum each team’s total goals.
➤ First, select the cell and open the SUMIF function.
➤ Next, type the formula for team A:
Now for team B:
After that, for team C:
➤ Then, press Enter.
➤ Finally, the total goal of each team will be shown in the result column.
By following the methods, you can easily sum multiple rows in your workbook. All those methods are simple, fast, and reliable. Hope this will help! If you have any questions, suggestions, or feedback please let us know in the comment section. Or you can have a glance at our other articles in the ExcelDemy.com blog!