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how to sumif in excel with a not equal criteria

Hi I'm trying to use the sumif function but I want to sum everything in a
range that is not equal to one criteria eg apples 10 orange 10 pear 10 ..
sum everything that is not equal to apple should return 20. Thank you
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Answer: how to sumif in excel with a not equal criteria

Hi there! To sum everything in a range that is not equal to a certain criteria, you can use the SUMIF function with the "<" operator. Here are the steps to do it:
1. Select a cell where you want to display the result of the formula.
2. Type the following formula:
Formula:
``` =SUMIF(range,"<apple",sum_range)  ```
- Replace "range" with the range of cells that contains the criteria you want to exclude (in this case, "apple").
- Replace "sum_range" with the range of cells that you want to sum (in this case, "10", "10", and "10").
- Note that the "<" operator means "not equal to".
3. Press Enter to calculate the formula.

For example, if your data is in cells A1:C1, and you want to sum everything that is not equal to "apple", you can use the following formula:
Formula:
``` =SUMIF(A1:C1,"<apple",A2:C2)  ```
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how to sumif in excel with a not equal criteria

=SUMIF(A:A,"<apples",B:B)

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Hi I'm trying to use the sumif function but I want to sum everything in a
range that is not equal to one criteria eg apples 10 orange 10 pear 10 ..
sum everything that is not equal to apple should return 20. Thank you

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