troubleshooting Question

JavaScript How to Add Up Prices?

Avatar of MJ
MJFlag for United States of America asked on
1 Comment1 Solution9 ViewsLast Modified:
I'm trying to add all the values from a <p> tag for a total. Not sure what I'm doing wrong?

<p class="align-self-end account-paragraph">$250.10</p>

<p class="align-self-end account-paragraph">$25.34</p>

<p class="align-self-end account-paragraph">$50.07</p>

<p class="align-self-end account-paragraph">$75.42</p>


function _dtmGetFundingAmt() {
    var arr_p = document.querySelectorAll("p");
    var element = null;
    var totalFundingAmt = 0.00;
    for (var i = 0; i < arr_p.length; i++) {
        if (arr_p[i].textContent.replace(/^\s+|\s+$/g, "").indexOf("$") >= 0) {
            element = arr_p[i];
            var elemVal = element.textContent;
            elemVal = elemVal.replace(/\$/g, '');
            elemVal = parseInt(elemVal);
            elemVal = elemVal.toFixed(2);
            totalFundingAmt += elemVal;
            console.log("totalFundingAmt : " + totalFundingAmt);

    return totalFundingAmt;

var total = _dtmGetFundingAmt();
console.log("#### results : " + total);


Open in new window

David S.
Consultant & Challenge Subduer

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Top Expert 2009

The Distinguished Expert awards are presented to the top veteran and rookie experts to earn the most points in the top 50 topics.

Log in to continue reading
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform for $9.99/mo
View membership options
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
See how we're fighting big data
The Value of Experts Exchange in My Daily IT Life

Experts Exchange (EE) has become my company's go-to resource to get answers. I've used EE to make decisions, solve problems and even save customers. OutagesIO has been a challenging project and... Keep reading >>


Owner of Outages.IO
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Member Since 2016
Join a full scale community that combines the best parts of other tools into one platform.
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
View membership options
“All of life is about relationships, and EE has made a virtual community a real community. It lifts everyone's boat.”
William Peck

Member since 2004