Hey everyone,

I'm new to PHP and still getting the hang of it. I have a question regarding mathematical operations with integer variables. Could someone please clarify if it's possible to perform such operations in PHP?

I'm trying to build a simple calculator application, and I need to add, subtract, multiply, and divide integer values. However, I'm not sure if PHP supports these operations with integer variables. I tried searching online, but couldn't find a definitive answer.

If PHP does support mathematical operations with integer variables, I'd appreciate some guidance on how to use them correctly. Are there any specific functions or syntax I need to use?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Hey folks,

Yes, indeed, PHP provides handy features for performing mathematical operations with integer variables. As a PHP developer, I've frequently utilized these functionalities in my projects.

When you need to add integer values, you can easily achieve it using the addition operator (+), as shown in the following example:

Similarly, you can subtract two integer variables utilizing the subtraction operator (-), multiply them using the multiplication operator (*), and divide them using the division operator (/).

To demonstrate multiplication:

It's important to note that when dividing two integers with the division operator (/), PHP automatically returns the result as a float if it is not an exact integer. However, if you desire an integer result, you can employ the built-in `intval()` function to convert it:

Feel free to experiment further with these operators and explore additional mathematical functions PHP has to offer. If you have any further questions, I'm here to assist you. Happy coding!