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PHP Function array_sum()


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Syntax

array_sum ( $array );

Definition and Usage

Calculate the sum of values in an array and returns the sum of values in an array as an integer or float.

Paramters

ParameterDescription
arrayRequired. Specifies an array.

Return Values

It returns the sum of values in an array as an integer or float.

Example

Try out following example:

<?php
$a = array(2, 4, 6, 8);
echo "sum(a) = " . array_sum($a) . "<br />";

$b = array("a" => 1.2, "b" => 2.3, "c" => 3.4);
echo "sum(b) = " . array_sum($b) . "<br />";
?> 

This will produce following result:

sum(a) = 20
sum(b) = 6.9

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