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PHP Build a Simple PHP Application Working With Functions Introducing User-Defined Functions

ibrahim el shahawy
ibrahim el shahawy
627 Points

the code is returning the word array only?

why this code is returning the work array only?

<?php
function mimic_array_sum($array) {
  $count=0;
  foreach ($array as $new) {

  $count=$count+$new;
  }
return $count;
}


$palindromic_primes = array(11, 757, 16361);

?>
palindromic_primes.php
<?php 





$palindromic_primes = array(11, 757, 16361);

?>

1 Answer

Placid Rodrigues
Placid Rodrigues
12,630 Points

Hello,

If you want to the sum of the items in palindromic_primes array, you need to call the mimic_array_sum() function and pass the palindromic_primes array as its argument. Then echo the result to screen if you want. Like the following:

echo mimic_array_sum($palindromic_primes);

Hope that helps, Placid