# Sum cells that meet criteria

### How to Sum in Excel Examples and Videos

that meet certain criteria the values in cells A2 to A10 that are. The SUM function in Excel allows you to add up the values in a range of cells. However, sometimes you only want to add up the cells that meet certain criteria. SUMIFS is a function to sum cells that meet multiple criteria. SUMIFS can be used to sum values when adjacent cells meet criteria based on dates, numbers, and.

Match criterion in a string You can add cells that contain a criterion as part of the cell's contents.

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In this example all Pen, Gel Pen, and Pencil orders will be summed, because they contain the string "pen". B10 will be summed Type a closing bracket. The completed formula is: B10 Press the Enter key to complete the entry The result will be 53, the total of rows that contain the string, "Pen" Note: Criterion and operator You can use an operator with a criterion.

Example 2 Example 1 - Sum Rows Greater Than Set Amount In this example only the rows where the number of sales reps is greater than or equal to ten will be included in the total. B10 will be checked Type a comma, to separate the arguments Type the criterion. In this example, you're checking for rows where the number of visits is greater than or equal to Type a comma, to separate the arguments Select the cells that contain the values to sum Type a closing bracket.

C10 Press the Enter key to complete the entry The result will bethe total of rows with ten or more sales reps. Example 2 - Rolling 12 Month Total In this example only the rows for the previous 11 months, and the current month, will be included in the total. This creates a Rolling Total. The dates are in column A, and the list must be sorted by date. The monthly amounts are in column B. Select the first cell in which you want to see the rolling total -- cell C2 in this example Enter the following formula, and press Enter: Copy the formula down to the last row with data.

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Watch this short video to see the steps. There are written instructions below the video.

Your browser can't show this frame. Here is a link to the page Match multiple criteria In this example only the rows where the status is "Active" and the number of visits is greater than or equal to ten will be included in the total.

A step by step video is below the written instructions. In this example, cells C2: C6 will be summed Type a comma, then select the cells that contain the values to check for the first criterion.

A6 will be checked Type a comma, and then type the first criterion, "Active" Type a comma, then select the cells that contain the values to check for the second criterion. B6 will be checked Type a comma, and then type the second criterion: The formula in cell G9 would be: And finally, the SUM function sums the products of all multiplications. Nothing difficult at all, it is? This is very easy, right? And now let's consider a bit more complex scenario.

Suppose you have a table that lists the sales persons' names and ID numbers lookup table. You have another table that contains the same IDs and associated sales figures main table. Your task is to find the total of sales made by a given person by their ID. At that, there are 2 complicating factors: The mail table contains multiple entries for the same ID in a random order. You cannot add the "Sales person names" column to the main table. And now, let's make a formula that, firstly, finds all sales made by a given person, and secondly, sums the found values.

It can be supplied in the form of a number, cell reference, expression, or another Excel function.

## Excel SUMIF Function

It defines the range where the corresponding cells' values shall be added. If omitted, Excel sums the values of cells that are specified in the range argument 1st parameter. As you remember, we want to sum all the sales made by a given person whose name is entered in cell F2 in the main table please see the image above.

So, you can enter the range B: B, or if you convert you data to a table, you can use the column's name instead: