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## Power Automate Desktop (PAD) How to perform math on 2 or more variables?

I can not find a way to perform simple math operations in PAD when it concerns two or more variables. I only see it available for one variable like this

%var1% = 6

%var1 *5 % = 30

What I want and need something more like this:

%var1% = 6

%var2% = 5

I want to add them for example:

%var1% + %var2% = 6+5 not the sum of 11 which is what is needed

also no math functions action either like:   add(%var1%, %var2%) return 11

How in the heck do you perform simple math in PAD? it looks impossible - I hope not the case!!

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@Anonymous @dsoden

I struggled with this so much as well.

I wanted to add three variables together (PAD only allows up to two?!).

It turns out that PAD won't do it properly unless you covert them from text to number first, then it works, which makes sense, but wasn't obvious to me at first (I tried adding the two variables, tried incrementing them etc. - nothing).

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