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How to get the sum of a column in a Google Drive spread sheet

This is a very simple guide on how to get the sum of a column in a Google Docs spread sheet. If you have a list of numbers you want to add, here's how.

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In Google Drive spreadsheets and many other spreadsheets you can add a column of numbers by placing the following code in a cell:
=SUM(C6:C12)
This will take all the numbers in cells C6-C12, add them, and put the sum in the cell where you placed the code.