Excel SUMPRODUCT Function

This Excel Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel SUMPRODUCT Function in Excel to multiply an array of numbers and sum the results, with formula examples.

SUMPRODUCT Function Description:

The SUMPRODUCT Function Multiplies arrays of numbers and sums the resultant array.

Formula Examples:

sumproduct function examples

Syntax and Arguments:

The Syntax for the SUMPRODUCT Formula is:

Function Arguments ( Inputs ):

array1 – Arrays of numbers.

Additional Notes


You can also use the SUMPRODUCT function in VBA. Type:
For the function arguments (array1, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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How to use the SUMPRODUCT Function in Excel:

To use the AND Excel Worksheet Function, type the following into a cell:
After entering it in the cell, notice how the AND formula inputs appear below the cell:
sumproduct formula syntax
You will need to enter these inputs into the function. The function inputs are covered in more detail in the next section. However, if you ever need more help with the function, after typing “=SUMPRODUCT(” into a cell, without leaving the cell, use the shortcut CTRL + A (A for Arguments) to open the “Insert Function Dialog Box” for detailed instructions:
how to use the sumproduct function in excel

For more information about the SUMPRODUCT Formula visit the
Microsoft Website.

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