Sheet 1 has numeric values in the B column. I'd like to sum them into a single value within Sheet 2, preferably without having to copy them individually first.

According to the docs, I can copy a single value by doing this:


And that works great! But I'm looking to do a little more -- something like this:


Unfortunately, when I use that formula, I get #ERROR! and it says "Formula Parse Error."
How can I refer to a range in another sheet, not just a single cell?

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You should refer to the sheet name only once, so:


returns the sum of the range B1:B5 in Sheet1.


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