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Write the code inside this mimic_array_sum() function. That code should add up all individual numbers in the array and r

palindromic_primes.php
```<?php

function mimic_array_sum(\$array) {

\$count=0;
foreach(\$array as \$element) {
\$count=\$count + 1;

}
return \$count;
}
\$palindromic_primes = array(11, 757, 16361);

?>
```

Hi Tinashe,

You are very close with your code! Please note that you must use the `\$element` contained within the array towards the total sum. This `\$element` is gathered from the `foreach` loop and is the value at each index of the array.

Your goal is to add each number in the array together, so your `\$count` variable should be set equal to the previous total plus the new `\$element` in the array until it is done instead of only adding 1 to it each time.

I changed `\$count` to `\$sum` because it makes more sense in this situation:

```<?php

function mimic_array_sum(\$array) {
\$sum = 0;
foreach (\$array as \$element) {
//set the sum equal to its previous amount plus the new number in the array
//this provides a running total of all numbers in the array
\$sum = \$sum + \$element;
}
return \$sum;
}

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

?>
```