excelexcel-formula# Sum of squares in one Excel cell

Let's say we want this in a Excel cell:

```
= (B10-A1)^2
+(C10-A1)^2
+(D10-A1)^2
+...
+(FG10-A1)^2
```

Is there a way to make such a sum in one cell, without using other intermediary cells for the calculation, and without VBA, just with built-in Excel functions?

Solution

It's what SUMSQ() is meant to do I suppose:

```
=SUMSQ(B10:FG10-A1)
```

Confirm through `Ctrl``Shift``Enter` if working on an older Excel version prior to dynamic array functionality.

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