Summing Data from a Cell in a Number of Sheets in Microsoft Excel 2010

 

In this article, we will learn how to sum the data from a cell in a number of sheets.We use the Sum function with 3D reference in Microsoft Excel 2010.

SUM:This function is used to add the numbers in a range of cells.

The syntax of SUM formula:-  =SUM(number1,number2,……)

Let’s take an example to understand how we can add the numbers for rows.

We have sales data in range A1:A10. Now, we want to return the totalvalue.

Follow below given steps:-

  • Select the cell A11.
  • Write the formula.
  • =SUM(A2:A10), and press Enter on your keyboard.
  • The function will return the total value.

 
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Let’s take an example and understand how we can add the data values from the different sheets.

In this example, we have a workbook with four successive sheets: January, February, March and Total.

In every sheet, we have sales data month wise. Column A contains Agent name, column B contains country name and column C contains Sales amount.

In the total sheet, we want to return the total amount of every agent in Column C.
 
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Follow below given Steps:-

  • Select the cell C2 in Total’s sheet.
  • Write the formula.
  • =SUM(  , select the tab for the first sheet, January.

 
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  • Hold the Shift key and then select the tab for the last sheet, March.
  • Select cell B2, and then press Enter on your keyboard.
  • The Formula is now =SUM(January:March!C2).

 
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  • The function will return the total sales amount for HOYT in cell C2.

 
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  • To return the total sales amount for every agent, copy the same formula by pressing the key Ctrl+C and paste in the range C3:C10 by pressing the key Ctrl+V on your keyboard.

 
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This is the way you can get the sum of the data from a cell in a number of sheets in Microsoft Excel.
 
 



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