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PHP Build a Basic PHP Website (2018) Listing and Sorting Inventory Items Introducing Functions

James Coles
James Coles
2,449 Points

Introducing functions

How do i get array_sum to work?

<?php

$numbers = array(1,5,8);

$sum = 0;

array_sum($numbers) {
    $sum = $sum + $number;
}

echo $sum;

?>

1 Answer

Blayne Holland
Blayne Holland
18,817 Points

array_sum() is a built-in php function. There is no need to add the {$sum = $sum + $number} part after you called the array_sum function.

<?php

    $numbers = array(1,5,8);
    $sum = array_sum($numbers);
    echo $sum;

?>
Andrew Shook
Andrew Shook
31,709 Points

Blayne, I changed your comment to an answer so that it could be up voted and hopefully marked as best answer.