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What am I doing wrong and can you please explain?

squaring.py
```def square(number):
return number * number
result = square(5)
print(result)
```

You receive error: AssertionError: 25 != 9 : Make sure you store the return value from the function in a variable named result.

The argument passed in should be 3 not 5. From the instructions:

call your new function and pass it the argument 3

Thank you

Hello I am wondering why I am getting the incorrect answer. I've tested my code on the workspace to ensure it works.

def square(number): return number ** 2

num_chosen = int(input("Please enter a number to square\n")) result = square(num_chosen)

print("The square of {} is {}".format(num_chosen,result))

Paul, the checker doesn't respond to the input function. For task 1 you just need the function which you have.

```def square(number):
return number ** 2
```

Ah thanks for pointing that out. Appreciate the help.