# Excel SUMXMY2 Function

This post will guide you how to use** Excel SUMXMY2 function** with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.

### Description

The Excel SUMXMY2 function returns the sum of the squares of differences between corresponding values in two given arrays and then return the sum of the result. You can use the SUMXMY2 function to calculate the sum of the squares of the differences between two supplied arrays in excel.

The SUMXMY2 function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Math and Trigonometry Function.

The SUMXMY2 function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2011 for Mac.

### Syntax

The syntax of the SUMXMY2 function is as below:

=SUMXMY2 (array_x, array_y)

Where the SUMXMY2 function arguments are:

-This is a required argument. The first array or range of values.**array_x**-This is a required argument. The second array or range of values**array_y**

**Note:**

- The arguments can be numbers or names, arrays or references that contain numbers.
- empty cells, logical values , text or error values in the array or reference will be ignored.
- if array_x and array_y arguments have different lengths, the Function will return #N/A Error.
- The equation for the sum of the difference of squares is:

### Excel SUMXMY2 Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel SUMXMY2 Function to calculate the sum of the squares of the differences between two given array values in Excel.

** 1#** to sum of squares of differences of the two arrays A1:A2 and A3:A4 , enter the following formula in Cell B1.

=SUMXMY2(A1:A2,A3:A4)

** 2# **to sum of squares of differences of the two arrays constants {4,2,5} and {7,2,9}, enter the following formula in Cell B2.

=SUMXMY2({4,2,5},{7,2,9})

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