# How to Use SUMSQ in Google Sheets in 2020?

SUMSQReturns the sum of the squares of a series of numbers and/or cells.

Sample Usage

SUMSQ(A2:A100)

SUMSQ(1,2,3,4,5)

SUMSQ(1,2,A2:A50)

Syntax

SUMSQ(value1, [value2, …])

value1 – The first number or range whose squares to add together.

value2, … – [ OPTIONAL ] – Additional numbers or ranges whose squares to add to the square(s) of value1.

Notes

If only a single number for value1 is supplied, SUMSQ returns value1 squared.

Although SUMSQ is specified as taking a maximum of 30 arguments, Google Sheets supports an arbitrary number of arguments for this function.

SUM: Returns the sum of a series of numbers and/or cells.

SUMIF: Returns a conditional sum across a range.

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.

DIVIDE: Returns one number divided by another. Equivalent to the `/` operator.

ADD: Returns the sum of two numbers. Equivalent to the `+` operator.

Examples

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