> I am a PHP beginner so this error may be a stupid one. Anyway, I'm
> trying to write a simple addition script. The client enters two numbers,
> then my script (adder.php) adds them. However, when the script is run, I
> get "Parse Error On Line 3" I have no idea exactly what I have done wrong.
> Here is the script.
> <?
> print ("Your first number is:$firstnumber\n")
> print ("Your second number is:$secondnumber\n")
> $answer=$firstnumber+$second number
> echo ("The answer is: $answer\n")
> ?>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

PHP code lines must end with a semi-colon (;).
Also, HTML newlines are <br> (not \n)
Some PHPs won't like the short tags, recommend: <?PHP


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