Excel formula- 3 hightest values added

81shelly

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Joined
Jul 25, 2007
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Hi, if i have 4 cells down and want to find the sum of the highest 3 values what formula could I use?
like for example
2
2
3
1
and get excel just to add 2+2+3=7


Thanks in advance
 

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Lewiy

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Code:
=SUM(LARGE(A1:A10,1),LARGE(A1:A10,2),LARGE(A1:A10,3))
 

barry houdini

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Hello shelly, welcome to MrExcel

Try

=SUM(A1:A4)-MIN(A1:A4)

or, especially useful if you wanted to sum the three highest values from a bigger range

=SUM(LARGE(A1:A4,{1,2,3}))
 

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