# Alternative formula for TotalSalesAmount

I get the same result using

1) TotalSalesAmount =

1) TotalSalesAmount =

**CALCULATE(sum(fact_InternetSales[SalesAmount]))**instead of

2) TotalSalesAmount =

What is the difference between using the 1) and using the 2) formula?

Note: You are also using the 1) formula in part 2 for calculating the

2) TotalSalesAmount =

**SUM(fact_InternetSales[SalesAmount])**

What is the difference between using the 1) and using the 2) formula?

Note: You are also using the 1) formula in part 2 for calculating the

**%SalesAmointUnitedStates**
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