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php sum variable in while loop

Posted by: admin July 12, 2020 Leave a comment

Questions:

I have to “sum” variable’s values in while, here us my example :

while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result)){
  $price= $row['price'] * $row['order_q'];
}

The code above will output if I put echo $price; for example:

19
15
20
13
10

I want something like : sum($price) or array_sum($price) to count all the results of while loop. So, that i want to count: 19+15+20+13+10 = 77

How can I do it with php?

Thanks

How to&Answers:

Simply initialize a variable outside your loop for example:

$total_price = 0;

and increment this number inside your loop:

$total_price += $row['price'] * $row['order_q'];

Answer:

e.g.

$total = 0;
while($row = mysql_fetch_array($result)){
  $price= $row['price'] * $row['order_q'];
  $total += $price;
}
echo 'total: ', $total;

Or – if all you want from the query is the total – you can do it “within” the sql query.

SELECT Sum(price*order_q) as total FROM ...