The Excel SUM Formula is used, where we need to do the sum of the numerical values in the selected range, cells reference or table column/row. It can sum together the numerical values in the multiple selected ranges or cells references.

**The feature of “SUM” function: –**

- With the help of the SUM Function, we can get the total of the numerical values in the selected array, range or cells.
- It can use further with other excel function.
- Error values or text values that cannot be recognized into numbers are not summed by this function.
- The logical values TRUE and FALSE are also not summed.
- Empty cells and text are also not summed.

**Explanation of Function:-**

Now, We will explain the Arguments of the Function.

=SUM(number1, [number2], [number3], …)

**number1: –** Number 1 is represented as the first selected cell which we want to sum up.

**[number2]: –** Number 2 is represented the **next** selected cell which we want to sum up.

**[number3]: –** Number 3 is represented the next selected cell which we want to sum up and a process of selection going on.

**We can also select range instead of selecting a number individually. **

=SUM(range1, [range2], [range3], …)

**range1: –** Range 1 is represented as the first selected** cells** which we want to sum up.

**[range2]: –** Range 2 is represented the **next** selected cells which we want to sum up.

**[range3]: –** Range 3 is represented the **next** selected cells which we want to sum up and a process of selection going on.

**Example of Function: – **

I will show you, how to apply this function.

From the following table get the total of the amount.

**Solution:-**

We will Apply the SUM Formula and get the result. This is shown in the following steps: –

**Step No. 1:-**

We will write the **“=SUM( ”** in the column of the result.

**Step No. 2**

Now select the range of cells on which you want to apply the function.

**Step No. 3: –**

Now, Press enter and get the result: –

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