The SUM function is one of the most widely used functions in SharpCloud, it has a wide range of applications and is used to simply add an array of numbers together.

**Syntax**

SUM([*x,x,x,x,x,x*])

**Parameters**

*x* = Values that will be added together.

**Data Type Returned**

SUM will return a **number**.

**Examples**

**SUM([2,3,4,1,6])** will return 16

*Using the SUM function in conjunction with the RELATEDITEMS and GETITEMVALUES functions to discover the sum of all the “Costs” of related projects.*

**SUM(GETITEMVALUES(RELATEDITEMS(), ‘Cost’)) **will return the sum of the cost of all related items.