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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App Even or Odd

Abe Abdelmagid
Abe Abdelmagid
3,181 Points

Can't use the reminder hint here !! please help ?

Can't use the reminder hint here !! please help ?

even.py
def even_odd:

    if num/2

2 Answers

Hi Abe, I broke it down to show how it works

# Write a function named even_odd
def even_odd(num): # that takes a single argument, a number
    if num % 2 == 0: # use % 2 to find out the remainder
        # return True if the number is even
        return True  # Even numbers won't have a remainder
    else:
        return False # False if the number is odd
Abe Abdelmagid
Abe Abdelmagid
3,181 Points

Thank you John! That was helpful and simple

:D

slavster
slavster
1,551 Points

john larson Maybe I missed this part with defining functions, but what is the significance of typing "even_odd(num)" instead of "even_odd()"?

For instance, I would've thought my code below would've worked:

def even_odd():
    guess = int(input("Type an number and I'll tell you if it's odd or even: "))
    if guess % 2 == 0:
        return True
    else:
        return False