# What Is a Sum in Mathematics?

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In mathematics, a sum is used to refer to the total amount resulting from addition items. Some of the numbers which can be summed are: real numbers, integers, rational numbers, complex numbers, matrices and vectors.
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The sum is the result of adding a set of numbers together.
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Sum simply means addition of numbers in mathematics. It is a short form for Summation. If you are given with few numbers like 2,5,6 and 7, sum of them is 2+5+6 ...
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