Enumerable.Sum Method (IEnumerable(Of Nullable(Of Double)))

Computes the sum of a sequence of nullable Double values.

Namespace:  System.Linq
Assemblies:   System.Linq (in System.Linq.dll)
  System.Core (in System.Core.dll)

<ExtensionAttribute> _
Public Shared Function Sum ( _
	source As IEnumerable(Of Nullable(Of Double)) _
) As Nullable(Of Double)


Type: System.Collections.Generic.IEnumerable(Of Nullable(Of Double))

A sequence of nullable Double values to calculate the sum of.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of Double)
The sum of the values in the sequence.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IEnumerable(Of Nullable(Of Double)). When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).


source is Nothing.

This method returns zero if source contains no elements.

The result does not include values that are Nothing.

In Visual Basic query expression syntax, an Aggregate Into Sum() clause translates to an invocation of Sum.

The following code example demonstrates how to use Sum(IEnumerable(Of Nullable(Of Single))) to sum the values of a sequence.


This code example uses an overload of this overloaded method that is different from the specific overload that this topic describes. To extend the example to this topic, substitute the elements of the source sequence with elements of the appropriate numerical type.

        ' Create an array of Nullable Single values. 
        Dim points() As Nullable(Of Single) = _
            {Nothing, 0, 92.83F, Nothing, 100.0F, 37.46F, 81.1F}

        ' Get the sum of values in the list. 
        Dim sum As Nullable(Of Single) = points.Sum()

        ' Display the output.
        MsgBox("Total points earned: " & sum)

        ' This code produces the following output: 
        ' Total points earned: 311.39

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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