This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel SUMPRODUCT function with syntax and examples.
The Microsoft Excel SUMPRODUCT function multiplies the corresponding items in the arrays and returns the sum of the results.
The syntax for the SUMPRODUCT function in Microsoft Excel is:
SUMPRODUCT( array1, [array2, ... array_n] )
The SUMPRODUCT function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:
The SUMPRODUCT function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:
Let's look at some Excel SUMPRODUCT function examples and explore how to use the SUMPRODUCT function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:
The above example would return 70. The SUMPRODUCT calculates these arrays as follows:
=(1*5) + (2*6) + (3*7) + (4*8)
You could also reference ranges in Excel.
Based on the Excel spreadsheet above, you could enter the following formula:
This would also return the value 70.
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