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SUMIFS Function: Introduction

  What does it do? Sums multiple criteria Formula breakdown: =SUMIFS(Sum_Range,Criteria_Range1,Criteria1,Criteria_Range2,Criteria2…) What it means: =SUMIFS(Return the Sum... read more

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Overview

 

What does it do?

Sums multiple criteria

Formula breakdown:

=SUMIFS(Sum_Range,Criteria_Range1,Criteria1,Criteria_Range2,Criteria2…)

What it means:

=SUMIFS(Return the Sum from this Range,Evaluate this Range,With this Criteria,Evaluate that Range,With that Criteria…)


The SUMIFS function allows you to Sum multiple criteria.

For example, you can select one Sales Rep from a list of Sales Reps and select one Region from a list of Regions and return the Sum of those arguments from a Sales list.  See how easy it is…

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We want to get the sum of the sales amounts for John in the North Region.

STEP 1: We need to enter the SUMIFS function in a blank cell:

=SUMIFS(

SUMIFS Function: Introduction

 

STEP 2: The SUMIFS arguments:

Range

What is your range that contains the source data to add together?

Highlight the column that contains the sales data

=SUMIFS(D15:D23,

SUMIFS Function: Introduction

Criteria_range1

For the first criteria, which range contains the source data?

Let us target the sales rep first, so select that column

=SUMIFS(D15:D23, B15:B23,

SUMIFS Function: Introduction

Criteria1

What is your filtering criteria?

We want to filter for sales amounts of John, so type in “John”

=SUMIFS(D15:D23, B15:B23, “John”,

SUMIFS Function: Introduction

Criteria_range2

For the second criteria, which range contains the source data?

Let us now target the Region, so select that column

=SUMIFS(D15:D23, B15:B23, “John”, C15:C23,

SUMIFS Function: Introduction

Criteria2

What is your filtering criteria?

We want to filter for sales amounts of the North Region, so type in “North”

=SUMIFS(D15:D23, B15:B23, “John”, C15:C23, “North”)

SUMIFS Function: Introduction

Just like that, Excel has selectively found the values and summed them together!

SUMIFS Function: Introduction

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