PHP array_sum() Function

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Example

Return the sum of all the values in the array (5+15+25):

<?php
$a=array(5,15,25);
echo array_sum($a);
?>

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Definition and Usage

The array_sum() function returns the sum of all the values in the array.


Syntax

array_sum(array)

Parameter Description
array Required. Specifies an array

Technical Details

Return Value: Returns the sum of all the values in an array
PHP Version: 4.0.4+
Changelog: PHP versions prior to 4.2.1 modified the passed array itself and converted strings to numbers (which often converted them to zero, depending on their value)

More Examples

Example 1

Return the sum of all the values in the array (52.2+13.7+0.9):

<?php
$a=array("a"=>52.2,"b"=>13.7,"c"=>0.9);
echo array_sum($a);
?>

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