SUMIF absolute values

pero

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Is there a way to structure a conditional sum function (e.g. SUMIF) to add together the absolute values in a set of positive and negative numbers in a column. In the example below the goal is to sum only the Y absolute numbers in column B and the results should be 10.
AB
X1
Y-5
Y4
X-3
Y1
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Any help on this is appreciated. Thanks!
 

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Jonmo1

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Not with sumif, you'd have to use sumproduct..

Try
=SUMPRODUCT((A2:A100="Y")*ABS(B2:B100))
 

NBVC

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Try:

=SUMIFS(B2:B6,A2:A6,"Y",B2:B6,">0")-SUMIFS(B2:B6,A2:A6,"Y",B2:B6,"<0")
 

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