To use this function, choose .
Calculates the running total for the numbers in a column by storing the sum of the first i rows of the input column in the ith row of another column.
For number, specify the input column.
A sales manager records monthly sales and wants to know when the total annual sales are greater than or equal to the goal of $1.5 million. The manager enters the expression PARS(C2) and stores the results in C3.
Based on the partial sums in C3, the sales manager sees that total annual sales was greater than $1.5 million in September.
To have Minitab display the currency symbol and the commas in C3 after using the Calculator, click a cell in the column to activate it. Right-click and choose Format Column, then choose Currency and click OK.