# See the sum and average in a spreadsheet

You can quickly calculate the sum, average, and count in Google Sheets.

**Note:** This feature doesn’t work for some numbers or currency formats.

- On your computer, open a spreadsheet in Google Sheets.
- Highlight the cells you want to calculate.
- In the bottom right, find Explore . Next to Explore, you'll see "Sum: total."
- To see more calculations, click
**Sum**.- Average
- Minimum
- Maximum
- Count
- Count numbers

See an example

A | B | |
---|---|---|

1 | Student |
Grade |

2 | Student 1 | 90% |

3 | Student 2 | 88% |

4 | Student 3 | 75% |

5 | Student 4 | 95% |

To find the average grade:

- Highlight the range B2:B5.
- In the bottom right, click
**Sum**. - Choose
**Avg**. - In the bottom right, you’ll see “Avg: 87%.”

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