Adding up numbers in PowerShell

Question:

I am trying to add up two numbers in PowerShell. I have the input the user gives stored in $Value1 and $Value2. However I can’t find any way to actually add these numbers up. I tried using the Measure-Object cmdlet but I can’t seem to get it to work.

How does one add up/substract and multiply numbers in Powershell?

Answer:


If your numbers are stored as strings then you’ll need to cast them to integers like this:

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