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# How to sum cells with two criteria each from different columns?

Posted on 2014-12-30
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I have three columns.  The 1st and 3rd have text.  The 2nd has integers.
For example   |  Name  |    39  |   City  |
I need to add all the second columns that have a certain Name and a certain City.  If both values match, then add the number in column 2.

Any help?
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Question by:Shaye Larsen
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Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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Hello,

Sumifs() will do what you need. Consider this:

The formula in cell E2 sums all values where the Name is "Ben" and the City is "Rome"

=SUMIFS(B2:B7,A2:A7,"Ben",C2:C7,"Rome")

cheers, teylyn
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