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Can your variables outside of the function have the same name as the parameters of the function?
def split_check(total, numb_people): return math.ceil(total/ numb_people)
total = float(input("What is the total?: ")) numb_people = int(input("How many people?: "))
Am I allowed to do this? Is this against propper format? If not why didnt craig do this?
John Sns4,015 Points
Yes, it can be used that way. The only difference is readability. It's easier to keep track of different variables for humans if they have different names. And he also probably did that to not confuse beginners.