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# Using sumifs formula accross multiple sheets

I have a spreadsheet with multiple sheets that i need to calculate using the sumifs funtion

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Here is the syntax: =SUMIF(Sheet2!A1:A3,"> 1", Sheet2!B1:B3)

This says if the cells A1 through A3 in worksheet "Sheet2" are greater than 1 then return the values from worksheet "Sheet2" cells B1 through B3.

Change the worksheet name Sheet2 to your worksheet name and change the cell references to the ones you need.

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