# How to Use Excel SUMSQ Function?

If you want to find the sum of the squares of the values provided in the Excel spreadsheet, you can use the SUMSQ function in the worksheet. To use this function, you need to follow the steps given below. We all know that Excel is a powerful tool that helps to perform various mathematical and logical operations quickly.

Today, we will help you to know how to use the Excel SUMSQ function in the worksheet. Get an official version of MS Excel from the following link:

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## Description of SUMSQ Function

• It is one of the built-in functions in Microsoft Excel.
• This function helps to find the sum of the squares of the values provided in the Excel spreadsheet.
• The input values can be supplied as constants, cell references, or ranges.

## Syntax

• Here, you will see the syntax of the SUMSQ function.
• To apply this function on your spreadsheet, you have to select a cell and enter the formula in the following format.
• Once you enter the formula, just click on the button to get the result.

=SUMSQ(number1, [number2], …)

Syntax Explanation:

• number 1 – The first argument containing numeric values.
• number 2 – It is an optional one. The first argument contains numeric values.

Note:
1) The input arguments can be a mix of constants, names, arrays, or references that contain numbers.
2) Empty cells, logical values, and text values are ignored if we give them as input.
3) The logical values TRUE and FALSE are evaluated as 1 and 0 respectively, when we use them as arguments.

## Examples

Here we come up with some examples to know how to apply the Excel SUMSQ function in the worksheet.

• Initially, you have to open your Excel workbook on your PC and launch a worksheet that has data.
• For example, we have given the array of input values in the range B3:E7, as shown below.
• Then, we have to apply the above-mentioned formula to get the result, as shown in the following screenshot.
• Finally, we need to click on the button to get the result. Drag down the first cell to fill the remaining cells.
• Empty cells, logical values, and text values are ignored if we give them as input.

## Conclusion

From this post, we have demonstrated how to find the sum of the squares of the values provided in the Excel spreadsheet using the SUMSQ function. We hope that the given examples let you understand the concept easily. To learn more about Excel functions, then visit our webpage Aawexcel.com.

## Video Tutorial

The following video will show you how to apply the Excel SUMSQ function in the spreadsheet.