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"Parse error: syntax error, unexpected $end in C:\xampp\htdocs\handle_calc.php on line 51"

 

I checked the code from top to bottom 3 times so if there is a problem I am just having a hard time seeing it. Here is the code as I typed it. I appreciate any assistance you could offer. Thanks.

 

<!doctype html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"

"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">

<head>

<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"/>

<title>Product Cost Calculator</title>

<style type="text/css" media="screen">

.number { font-weight: bold; }

</style>

</head>

<body>

<?php // Script 4.2 - handle_calc.php

/*This script takes values from calculator.html and performs

total cost and monthly payment calculations.*/

 

//Address error handling, if you want.

 

//Get the values from the $_POST array:

$price = $_POST['price'];

$quantity = $_POST['quantity'];

$discount = $_POST['discount'];

$tax = $_POST['tax'];

$shipping = $_POST['shipping'];

$payments = $_POST['payments'];

 

//Calculate the total:

$total = $price * $quantity;

$total = $total + $shipping;

$total = $total - $discount;

 

//Determine the tax rate

$taxrate = $tax/100;

$taxrate = $taxrate + 1;

 

//Factor in the tax rate:

$total = $total * $taxrate;

 

//Calculate the monthly payments:

$monthly = $total / $payments;

 

//Print out the results:

print "<p>You have selected to purchase:<br />

<span class=\"number\">$quantity</span> widget(s) at <br />

$<span class=\"number\">$price</span> price each plus a <br />

$<span class=\"number\">$shipping</span> shipping cost and a <br />

<span class=\"number\">$tax</span> percent tax rate.<br />

After your $<span class=\"number\">$discount</span> discount, the total cost is

$<span class=\"number\">$total</span>.<br />

Divided over <span class=\"number\"> $payments</span> monthly payments, that would be $<span class=\"number\">$monthly</span> each.</p>";

 

?>

</body>

</html>

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