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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Excel formulas really haven't changed at all, so any information you find on newer version of Excel will most likely apply to 2007.

However, to answer your question, let's look at the following scenario:

If A1 and B1 both have numbers and you want the cell C1 to be the result of adding A1 and B1, select the cell C1 and type "=SUM(A1:B1)" (without the quotation marks)

You can also do this by just typing "=SUM(" in C1 and then click and hold your mouse button on A1 and select B1 as well. Then close the parenthesis and press Enter. Done!

Hope this helps.

However, to answer your question, let's look at the following scenario:

If A1 and B1 both have numbers and you want the cell C1 to be the result of adding A1 and B1, select the cell C1 and type "=SUM(A1:B1)" (without the quotation marks)

You can also do this by just typing "=SUM(" in C1 and then click and hold your mouse button on A1 and select B1 as well. Then close the parenthesis and press Enter. Done!

Hope this helps.

May 17, 2014 | Computers & Internet

Yes,

That is Select the Cells which you want to SUM and Press**Alt+=**

This will bring the total just below the selected cells.

Thanks

Iqbal

- Select the column. (click on top of the column it will select)
- Right Click and select Format Cells.
- Select
**Currency**in**Category**then press**OK**

That is Select the Cells which you want to SUM and Press

This will bring the total just below the selected cells.

Thanks

Iqbal

Apr 02, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Formulas are used to specify calculations based on values in designated cells. Excel supports basic calculations as well as statistical, trigonometric and other specialized functions.

Formulas used in Excel must follow a certain syntax.

- All formulas begin with an equals sign
**(=)**. - Some formulas use operands such as
**+,-, *,/**for addition, subtraction, multiplication or division.

For example, the formula =A1+A2+A3 would add the contents of cells A1, A2 and A3. - Other formulas refer to different functions such as SUM, AVERAGE and others.

For example, the formula =SUM(A1:A3) would add the contents for the range A1 through A3. - Formulas can be
**combined with operands.**

For example, the formula =10*SUM(A1:A3) would add the contents cells A1 through A3 and multiply them by 10. - Functions can
**be nested within each other.**

For example, the formula =SQRT(10*SUM(A1:A3)) would take the square root of ten times the sum of cells A1 through A3. When functions are nested, it is important that the number of left parentheses match the number of right parentheses.

Aug 19, 2011 | Microsoft EXCEL 2004 for Mac

For example, you have three numbers from A1 to A3. On row A4, type =SUM(A1:A3).

That should do it. :)

That should do it. :)

Sep 16, 2009 | Microsoft Office Excel 2007

Write down the number in cells for Example:

A1 (59) Without Brackets

A2 (50)

A3 (80)

A5 ? ANY Number

A6 ? ANY Number

A7 ? ANY Number

A8 =SUM(A1:A7) you will get total sum of above numbers on this A8 Cell which is auto sum whenever you change the value on above cell.

A1 (59) Without Brackets

A2 (50)

A3 (80)

A5 ? ANY Number

A6 ? ANY Number

A7 ? ANY Number

A8 =SUM(A1:A7) you will get total sum of above numbers on this A8 Cell which is auto sum whenever you change the value on above cell.

Feb 22, 2009 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

Hi saleem_share,

I'm not sure why you would want to use excel to create a P&L, but the same formula would apply to excel as it would for a standard P&L. In one section of the spreadsheet add all of your income accounts. Then Subtract your cost of sales from that. That would equal your Gross Profit. After that add all the rest of your Expenses, and subtract from the Gross Profit, which would give you your net Profit or Loss Example:

Description

Amount

Formula

Sales Product A

1,000.00

Sales Product B

1,000.00

Total Sales

2,000.00

SUM(C1:C2)

Cost of Sales Product A

500.00

Cost of Sales Product B

200.00

Total Cost of Sales

700.00

SUM(C5:C6)

Gross Profit

1,300.00

SUM(C4-C7)

Auto

25.00

Utilities

50.00

Payroll

300.00

Office Supplies

20.00

Total Expenses

395.00

Net Profit

905.00

SUM(C8-C14)

I hope this helps

Mark

I'm not sure why you would want to use excel to create a P&L, but the same formula would apply to excel as it would for a standard P&L. In one section of the spreadsheet add all of your income accounts. Then Subtract your cost of sales from that. That would equal your Gross Profit. After that add all the rest of your Expenses, and subtract from the Gross Profit, which would give you your net Profit or Loss Example:

Description

Amount

Formula

Sales Product A

1,000.00

Sales Product B

1,000.00

Total Sales

2,000.00

SUM(C1:C2)

Cost of Sales Product A

500.00

Cost of Sales Product B

200.00

Total Cost of Sales

700.00

SUM(C5:C6)

Gross Profit

1,300.00

SUM(C4-C7)

Auto

25.00

Utilities

50.00

Payroll

300.00

Office Supplies

20.00

Total Expenses

395.00

Net Profit

905.00

SUM(C8-C14)

I hope this helps

Mark

Jan 05, 2009 | Microsoft Computers & Internet

No tmaking promises but try pushing F9 and for future make sure the Automatic caluculation is turned on.

Nov 26, 2008 | Microsoft Excel for PC

Dear pauline, you can link cells in formula bar to see immediate effect of additions and subtractions in dependent boxes.

Like for example you add three numbers in three boxes A1, B1, C1 and answer is supposed to go in D1, just type =SUM(A1+B1+C1)

in D1.

now when you will change the values of a b and c boxes, the value of d1 will automatically change. for adding more numbers you can leave boxes empty so that you can fill in later to see the change in the sum box.

please press fixya if that has helped you.

Like for example you add three numbers in three boxes A1, B1, C1 and answer is supposed to go in D1, just type =SUM(A1+B1+C1)

in D1.

now when you will change the values of a b and c boxes, the value of d1 will automatically change. for adding more numbers you can leave boxes empty so that you can fill in later to see the change in the sum box.

please press fixya if that has helped you.

Dec 11, 2007 | Computers & Internet

Try using the SUMIF function for one condition or multiple conditions. Use the SUMIF worksheet function to create a total value for one range based on a value in another range. For example, for every cell in the rage B5:B25 that contains the value "Northwind", the following formula calculates the total for the corresponding cells in the range F5:F25. Formula:

=sumif(B5:B25,"Northwind",F5:F25)

Here are SUMIF functions for multiple conditions.

=sum(if((B5:B25="Northwind")*(C5:C25="Western"),F5:F25))

=sum(if((B5:B25="Northwind")+(C5:C25="Western"),F5:F25))

=sum(if(B5:B25="Northwind",IF(C5:C25="Western"),1,0)))

Also check your help for SUMIF functions.

If this helps you, Please rate me. Thanks, Patty

=sumif(B5:B25,"Northwind",F5:F25)

Here are SUMIF functions for multiple conditions.

=sum(if((B5:B25="Northwind")*(C5:C25="Western"),F5:F25))

=sum(if((B5:B25="Northwind")+(C5:C25="Western"),F5:F25))

=sum(if(B5:B25="Northwind",IF(C5:C25="Western"),1,0)))

Also check your help for SUMIF functions.

If this helps you, Please rate me. Thanks, Patty

Dec 09, 2007 | Computers & Internet

Dear Madiha35,

I would recommend the use of the Table Function in Excel.

Here are the steps in Excel 2007, if this does not work for your version please add comment for me to reply to.

Conversely, If you would like the softcopy of the screenshots, I would be happy to email them to you.

Step 1: Enter your data into the worksheet.

Step 2: Create Table

Highlight the relevant data

On the insert tab, click on Table

Step 3: Verify Table range is correct, Click OK

Step 4: Select the cell you where you wish to Sum Data.

Click on Autosum.

Step 5: To Insert new data

Click on the sum row in the table, (Not the entire worksheet row)

Right click, Insert, Insert Table rows from above

Step 6: Enter new data in row

Step 7: Data is automatically calculated in formula.

Oct 22, 2007 | Computers & Internet

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i HAVE A WORKSHEET FOR LOANS MY TOTAL IN A COLUMN D248 IS =SUM(D217:D247) i THEN HAVE A NEGATIVE AMOUNT IN D249 WHICH I NEED TO ADD TO THE ANSWER IN D248

iT DID'T ADD THE ANSWER WAS 0

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