SUM if value is less than

In this article, we will learn about how to SUM if value is less than a particular values using SUMIF in Excel.

In simple words, while working with long data sheet. Sometimes we need to find the sum if only the value which is less than a particular value or say
we need to add values where data value of the corresponding values is less than a given value.

SUMIF function returns the sum of range if date is greater than given date.
Syntax:

=SUMIF(range , “<=” & value, Sum_range)

range : Set of Values / sum range
& : operator used to concatenate to other operator.
Sum_range : (optional) range where sum is required

Let’s understand this function using it in an example.
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Here we need to find the TotalPrice sum if quantity is less than 40.

So we will use the formula to get the amount

=SUMIF(D2:D10,”<=” &I3,F2:F10)

D2:D10 : range where quantity is less than 40.
“<=” & I3 : criteria, less than the value in I3 which is 40.
F2:F10 : Sum_range
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Use the formula as stated above and press Enter.
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As you can see the formula returns 438.82, the sum Totalprice amount.

Here we are applying criteria on the sum_range.
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If our criteria is to be applied on the sum_range.

Use the formula:

=SUMIF(F2:F10,”<=” & I3)

range is same as sum_range, then sum_range argument which is optional is not required.
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For customization just change the value in I3 cell and get the results with the formula.

You can perform the same function with Excel SUMIFS function.
Use the formula:

=SUMIFS(sum_range , range, “>” & value)

Hope you understood how to get the sum if value is less than a given value in Excel. Explore more articles on Excel SUMIF functions here. Please feel free to state your query or feedback for the above article.

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