I am still very new to PHP so things are still a little foreign to me - what
exactly is the SUM finction - I tried to locate one on both the PHP and
MySQL site but found nothing!
Thanks ~ John
"Volve" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> What database are you using?
> MySQL has a SUM function which automatically selects the total of a
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "JohnP" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 21:25
> Subject: Re: [PHP] Average Number For Math Functions
> > Ok so how do I sum up an entire column in my db?
> > For example if one row is : 1 , the next is 2, and the next is 1 - I
> > have a total of 4 and the be able to divide by the num_rows
> > The problem I ma having is the "inside" row addition
> > "Martin Towell" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]...
> > > just sum them up and divide by the count - making sure to deal with a
> > count
> > > of zero
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: JohnP [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 10:56 AM
> > > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > Subject: [PHP] Average Number For Math Functions
> > >
> > >
> > > Ok I looked at all the math functions for PHP but saw no way of
> > > the average of a set of numbers - I plan on using this for a rating
> > system -
> > > any help?
> > >
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> > > John
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