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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Product

Aurelie Sacoman
Aurelie Sacoman
723 Points

Can we use .format for return call ?

Hello Everyone,

For the excercice product.py, we need to create a definition product with 2 arguments and to multiple their return.

I get a good response using : def product(name1, name2): return name1 * name2

I was wondering, could we not use format to do that? I tried it but doesn't sounds to work.

def product(name1, name2): return("{} * {}").format(name1, name2)

Maybe I am not writing it correctly or this doesn't work with return?

thanks everyone

def product(name1, name2)"
    return name1 * name2 

1 Answer

You are sooooo close! :laughing:

You just typed a " double quote instead of a : colon.

Your code

def product(name1, name2)"  <------- Error is here. You used a double quote instead of a colon!
    return name1 * name2 

Complete code

def product(name1, name2):    # <------- Fixed! Yay!
    return name1 * name2 

I hope this helps. :grin: