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PHP PHP Basics Unit Converter Arithmetic Operators

Darya Zata
Darya Zata
2,562 Points

array is not a scalar type? ( php)

there was a question in what type is NOT a scalar- correct answer is array, but i dont understand why.. would be great if someone knows that. thanku

Dave StSomeWhere
Dave StSomeWhere
19,870 Points

Usually a good starting place is to check the manual - RTFM :)

2 Answers

I would suggest you watch again the lecture about variables if you did not understand it. Basically, a scalar data type is a type that can hold only one value. Such as one integer, one float number, one string, true or false.

Compound data types are types that can hold many values such as Array and Object.

Scalar types hold a single data item