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Accumulate Value In A Single Cell

I will try explain what I want to calculate but cannot find the way. I want to calculate a result from two digits, then remember the result and add to this sum next digit typing in the same cell. Example:

colum A names
colum B numbers
In cell B1 I will write 5, after enter result in B1 is 5.
In cell B1 again write 7 result in B1 is 12.
In cell B1 again write 6 result in B1 is 18....and so on.

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