Numbers is a spreadsheet software included in the iWork productivity suite by Apple.

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### Spreadsheet formula to count consecutive values in a column

I have a column with "Y" and "N" values, and need a formula to count the last consecutive occurrences of "Y". So if I the column looks like this:
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
N
Y
Y
the desired result would be 2
Y
Y
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### Select each nth row in Numbers

I have an iWork Numbers spreadsheet with thousands of rows. How can I select every 5th row from that spreadsheet?
See also: Select each nth row in Excel

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### Sum the first N elements in a spreadsheet column

I'm trying to sum the first N elements in a column, where N is a value in another cell.
I've come up with this:
=sum(B1:indirect(concatenate("B", A10)))
Where A10 contains N. But I don't want to ...