**Rational**

Multiply the corresponding value and sum.

**Description**

The Excel SUMPRODUCT function returns a sum of the product of numbers together distributed in multiplies ranges or arrays. SUMPRODUCT is a sophisticated way to add various products.

**Syntax**

=SUMPRODUCT(array1, [array2], [array3], …)

**Parameters**

**array1** – The first range of cells or array to multiply then add together**array2 **[optional] – The second range of cells or array to multiply

**Return Value**

Sum of products

**Key Notes**

- The SUMPRODUCT function (
*sum the product*) multiple values positioned in the same place in two or more ranges or array and sum those products together. - The SUMPRODUCT function accepts the same dimension in each array to perform.
- Treat non-numeric numbers same as if they were zero or a blank cell.
- Up to 255 ranges are allowed, and for meaningful employ, at least 2 arrays are required. In case the user selects only one cell range, the function return sum of chosen numbers just like the SUM function.

**Example (Image above)**

To multiply and add multiple columns we use SUMPRODUCT function like here we multiply each Quantity with Price and Discount and then add them. Formula =SUMPRODUCT(B7:B10,C7:C10,D7:D10) it return 43.3 (Total Discount).

## Keep Reading Similar Functions:

### SUM

The SUM function returns a number after adding multiple numeric arguments together =SUM(5,10,15) the Excel add numbers together and returns 30.

### SUMIFS

The SUMIFS function returns an addition of numerical as per multiple criteria based on the match of dates, numbers, and text against the reference.

### SUMIF

The SUMIF function returns a sum of number based on given criteria, like =SUMIF({2;8;10;3;5},”>5″) add numbers that are only more than 5 and returns 18.