Addition in Excel – Tutorial and Practice


With this tutorial, you will learn how to add numbers with excel.
If you are new to Excel we recommend you take a look at our Excel Basics tutorial where you can learn from start learning Excel’s fundamentals.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to practice addition!



How to add values in Excel in two simple steps

Adding Values – Two Steps Formula
Step 1 – Always start a formula by using the = (equals) sign.
Step 2 –  Use the + (plus) sign to add two values.

The formula should look like the following:



Practice Addition

Let’s practice and learn how to add up numbers:

Important links

  1. Excel Basics
  2. SUM function
  3. Other Basic Math in Excel:


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