# Excel - SUMIF Exclude Certain Cell

Asked By Step on 23-Feb-08 11:39 AM
```I would like to write a formula that sums the values in cells A1:A5 while
excluding the value in cell A3 only.

For example:

A1 = 2
A2 = 6
A3 = 6
A4 = 2
A5 = 2

The formula would return 12.  If the value in A3 changes to 10, the formula
would still return 12.

Thanks again for your help.  And thanks to those who helped me with my
earlier post.

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Steph```

Stan Brown replied on 23-Feb-08 11:47 AM
```Sat, 23 Feb 2008 08:39:01 -0800 from Steph

=sum(A1:A5)-A3

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Don Guillett replied on 23-Feb-08 11:51 AM
```=sum(a1:a5)-a3

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Ron Rosenfeld replied on 23-Feb-08 11:51 AM
```=a1+a2+a4+a5

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