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Python Functions, Packing, and Unpacking Getting Info In and Out of Functions Functions with Arguments and Returns

Kennedy Malonga
Kennedy Malonga
18,286 Points

Call the hello_student() function and save the return value to a variable called hello.

Im mentally beaten by something that looks simple

creating_functions.py
def hello_student(name):
    return 'Hello ' + name

hello_student(hello)

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,779 Points

Hey Kennedy Malonga, let’s break it down:

  • Call the hello_student() function...

The function hello_student() expects a str argument. So the call to the function would look like hello_student(“Kennedy”)

  • and save the return value to a variable called hello.

Since the function returns a string, it may be assigned to a variable using hello = hello_student(“Kennedy”)

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!

Kennedy Malonga
Kennedy Malonga
18,286 Points

thanks for the help Chris Freeman i understood what was my mistake after you broke it down