# How to Use SUMIF in Google Sheets in 2020?

SUMIFReturns a conditional sum across a range.

Examples

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Sample Usage

SUMIF(A1:A10,”>20″)

SUMIF(A1:A10,”Paid”,B1:B10)

Syntax

SUMIF(range, criterion, [sum_range])

range – The range which is tested against criterion.

criterion – The pattern or test to apply to range.

If range contains text to check against, criterion must be a string. criterion can contain wildcards including ? to match any single character or * to match zero or more contiguous characters. To match an actual question mark or asterisk, prefix the character with the tilde (~) character (i.e. ~? and ~*). A string criterion must be enclosed in quotation marks. Each cell in range is then checked against criterion for equality (or match, if wildcards are used).

If range contains numbers to check against, criterion may be either a string or a number. If a number is provided, each cell in range is checked for equality with criterion. Otherwise, criterion may be a string containing a number (which also checks for equality), or a number prefixed with any of the following operators: = (checks for equality), > (checks that the range cell value is greater than the criterion value), or < (checks that the range cell value is less than the criterion value) sum_range - The range to be summed, if different from range. Notes SUMIF can only perform conditional sums with a single criterion. To use multiple criteria, use the database function DSUM. See Also SUMSQ: Returns the sum of the squares of a series of numbers and/or cells. SUM: Returns the sum of a series of numbers and/or cells. SERIESSUM: Given parameters x, n, m, and a, returns the power series sum a1xn + a2x(n+m) + ... + aix(n+(i-1)m), where i is the number of entries in range `a`. QUOTIENT: Returns one number divided by another, without the remainder. PRODUCT: Returns the result of multiplying a series of numbers together. MULTIPLY: Returns the product of two numbers. Equivalent to the `*` operator. MINUS: Returns the difference of two numbers. Equivalent to the `-` operator. DSUM: Returns the sum of values selected from a database table-like array or range using a SQL-like query. DIVIDE: Returns one number divided by another. Equivalent to the `/` operator. COUNTIF: Returns a conditional count across a range. ADD: Returns the sum of two numbers. Equivalent to the `+` operator.

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