How To Sum A Column In Google Sheets

Last Updated on October 30, 2023 by Jake Sheridan

In this tutorial, you will learn how to sum a column in Google Sheets.

Once ready, we’ll get started by utilizing real-world examples to show you how to sum a column in Google Sheets.

How To Sum A Column In Google Sheets

Before we begin we will need a group of data to be used to sum a column in Google Sheets.

Step 1

First, you need to have a clean and tidy group of data to work with.

Step 2

To sum a column, simply use the SUM function to add the row values. You can input this formula into the cell =SUM(A1:A6)

Step 3

Once you are done, your Google Sheets will look like this.

Summary

That’s all there is to it. You are welcome to copy the example spreadsheet below to see how it is done. The most crucial lesson is to enjoy yourself while doing it.

Example Spreadsheet: Make a copy of the example spreadsheet

In this tutorial, I covered how to sum a column in Google Sheets. Want more? Check out all the Google Sheets Tutorials.