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IMSUM: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use IMSUM in Excel?

IMSUM is a function in Excel that allows you to sum the values in a range of cells that are all either integers or decimals. To use IMSUM, you first need to select the range of cells that you want to sum. Then, type "=IMSUM(" into the cell where you want the sum to appear, and select the range of cells that you want to sum. Excel will automatically sum the values in the selected cells and display the result in the cell.

What is the syntax of IMSUM in Excel?

The syntax of the IMSUM function is as follows:

=IMSUM(array1, [array2], [array3], …)

Where:

array1 is the first array of numbers to be summed

array2 is an optional second array of numbers to be summed

array3 is an optional third array of numbers to be summed, and so on

The IMSUM function sums the numbers in the arrays that are specified as parameters. If no arrays are specified, the function will return the sum of the entire column or row in which it is used.

What is an example of how to use IMSUM in Excel?

The Excel IMSUM function is used to calculate the sum of the products of a range of numbers and a set of corresponding indices. The syntax for the IMSUM function is:

IMSUM(number1, number2,...)

The IMSUM function can be used in a variety of ways to calculate sums of products. For example, the following formula calculates the sum of the products of the numbers in the range A1:A10 and the corresponding indices in the range B1:B10:

=IMSUM(A1:A10,B1:B10)

The following formula calculates the sum of the products of the numbers in the range A1:A10 and the corresponding indices in the range C1:C10, but only includes products where the corresponding indices are not equal to zero:

=IMSUM(A1:A10,C1:C10)

The following formula calculates the sum of the products of the numbers in the range A1:A10 and the corresponding indices in the range D1:D10, but only includes products where the corresponding indices are not equal to negative one:

=IMSUM(A1:A10,D1:D10)

When should you not use IMSUM in Excel?

IMSUM should not be used in Excel when the user wants to perform a calculation that is more complex than what is possible with the SUM function. IMSUM can only be used to sum a range of cells that are adjacent to one another.

What are some similar formulae to IMSUM in Excel?

FORMULA: SUMPRODUCT(array1,array2,…)

The SUMPRODUCT function is similar to the IMSUM function in Excel. The SUMPRODUCT function allows you to sum the products of two or more arrays. The function is useful for calculating totals or averages of data that is spread out over multiple cells or arrays.

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