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Sum of Alternative Columns

I have data in column A,B,C,D,E,F, i need total of A+C+E in G column and total of B+D+F in H column.

I know one formula i.e. on column G we input =A+C+E, then the total will come but I need an alternative formula for this, could you help me out in this issue, Advance Thanks, Harish

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Alternative Formula? please explain it.

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