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Python Practice Creating and Using Functions in Python Practice Functions That's Odd

2 keeps coming back as true...

I am trying to define this function and I keep getting an error saying that if 2 was the input it would still be True...

def is_odd(num):
    num % 2 != 0
    return "True"
Zach Stearman
Zach Stearman
10,913 Points

You are returning the string "True", not the output of your equation. You should instead return the output of your comparison in the line above.

def is_odd(num):
    return num % 2 != 0