Getting the sum is the most common calculation in Excel. There are a number of ways to get the sum of a column or row. For example, you can get the sum with a formula, or you can get the sum with the command as below:

Step 1: Select the data range;

Step 2: Click the "**Home**" tab from the ribbon;

Step 3: In the **Editing** section, click the triangle after the "**AutoSum**";

Step 4: Select "**Sum**" from the drop-down list, or click "**Autosum**" directly;

Step 5: The sum will appear at the bottom of the column. In this example, the sum of 2,3,4,5,6 is 20.