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Is there a way to sum column A if column M has a date but column N does not??

Basicly I am trying to show a sum if a lesson is begun but not completed.

So Column M would have a lesson begin date and column N would have a lesson completed date.

Thanks!!
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by:NBVC
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Try:

=SUMIFS(A:A,M:M,"<>",N:N,"")
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=SUMIFS(A:A,M:M,">1",N:N,"")

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This will only SUM the numbers in Column A if the same row in Column M has a value and Column N does not have a value.
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@NB_VC,
Your formula reading text, not dates.  Can it be modified for numbers?
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My formula is checking for blank cells vs. non blank cells.  (text or numeric)
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by:Steven Harris
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It doesn't seem to work for me.  Using your formula, I am returned a higher value, which is why I suggested ">1".  It also returns "0" if I put the formula in here.

See attached, I may be missing something.
SUMIFS.xlsx
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by:NBVC
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You have the formula in column A causing a circular reference because you are using whole column ranges...

try:

=SUMIFS(A1:A25,B1:B25,"<>",C1:C25,"")
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by:Steven Harris
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I think I caught it.  I had my sums in Column A... (facepalm).  Rookie mistake, my fault.  Thanks for the clarification.
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Thanks!!
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