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Easily sum absolute values in a range in Excel

For a list of data which contains both negative and positive numbers, you may need to sum the absolute values of these values. For example, the list contains numbers 7, 8, -10, 5, -25, for summing the absolute values, the result should be 55 instead of -15. With the Sum absolute values utility of Kutools for Excel, you can easily sum all absolute values without using formulas.

Sum absolute values in a range in Excel

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Click Kutools > Formula Helper > Sum absolute values. See screenshot:

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Sum absolute values in a range in Excel

1. Select a blank cell for placing the result, and then click Kutools > Formulas > Sum absolute values.

2. In the Formula Helper dialog box, click the button in the Arguments Input section.

3. Then a Kutools for Excel dialog box pops up, select the data list you want to sum the absolute values, and then click the OK button. See screenshot:

4. When it returns to the Formula Helper dialog box, click the OK button.

Now you can see the result of all absolute values is populated on the selected blank cell.


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