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TRUE) numbers, and the logical value TRUE is translated into the

number 1 (21)
=SUM(A2:A4) Adds the first three numbers in the column above (40)
=SUM(A2:A4, Adds the first three numbers in the column above, and 15 (55)
=SUM(A5,A6, 2) Adds the values in the last two rows above, and 2. Because
nonnumeric values in references are not translated, the values
in the column above are ignored (2)

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Multiplies all the numbers given as arguments and returns the product.



Number1, number2, ... are 1 to 30 numbers that you want to multiply.


 Arguments that are numbers, logical values, or text representations of numbers

are counted; arguments that are error values or text that cannot be translated into
numbers cause errors.
 If an argument is an array or reference, only numbers in the array or reference are
counted. Empty cells, logical values, text, or error values in the array or reference
are ignored.


The example may be easier to understand if you copy it to a blank worksheet.


1. Create a blank workbook or worksheet.

2. Select the example in the Help topic. Do not select the row or column headers.