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On xl when I sum numbers it shows value what am I doing

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On xl when I sum numbers it shows value what am I doing wrong
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Laptop
Expert:  Joe-S replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** I'll be helping you today.

Here's a few things to consider:

  • One or more cells that are included in a formula contain text, and your formula performs math on those cells by using the standard arithmetic operators (+, -, *, and /).

    For example, the formula =A1+B1, where A1 contains the string "Hello" and B1 contains the number 3, returns the #VALUE! error.

  • A formula that uses a math function, such as SUM, PRODUCT, or QUOTIENT, contains an argument that is a text string instead of a number.

    For example, the formula PRODUCT(3,"Hello") returns the #VALUE! error because the PRODUCT function requires numbers as arguments.

  • Your workbook uses a data connection, and that connection is unavailable.

Would you consider uploading your spreadsheet so I can take a look at it?

Expert:  Joe-S replied 1 year ago.

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