# Get Addition of the Objects passed as Arguments in R Programming – sum() Function

** sum()** function in R Language is used to return the addition of the values passed as arguments to the function

Syntax:sum(…)

Parameters:…:numeric or complex or logical vectors

**Example 1:**

`# R program to illustrate` `# sum function` ` ` `# Creating Vectors` `x <` `-` `c(` `10` `, ` `20` `, ` `30` `, ` `40` `)` `y <` `-` `c(` `1.8` `, ` `2.4` `, ` `3.9` `)` `z <` `-` `c(` `0` `, ` `-` `2` `, ` `4` `, ` `-` `6` `)` ` ` `# Calling the sum() function` `sum` `(x) ` `sum` `(y)` `sum` `(z)` `sum` `(x, y, z)` |

**Output:**

[1] 100 [1] 8.1 [1] -4 [1] 104.1

**Example 2:**

`# R program to illustrate` `# sum function` ` ` `# Calling the sum() function` `sum` `(` `1` `:` `5` `) ` `# Adding a range` `sum` `(` `-` `1` `:` `-` `10` `)` `sum` `(` `4` `:` `12` `)` |

**Output:**

[1] 15 [1] -55 [1] 72