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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Tuples Packing

mourad marzouk
mourad marzouk
5,560 Points

confused at the wording.

I really don't understand what this challenge task is asking, can someone please explain what this asking or can you please reword the prompt.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,026 Points

Try breaking it down:

Let's play with the *args pattern. :point_left: this is a clue that you'll be using the packing operator (asterisk)
Create a function named multiply:point_left: define a function named "multiply"
that takes any number of arguments. :point_left: use the packing ("splat") operator in the argument
Return the product (multiplied value) :point_left: so you'll be multiplying things together
of all of the supplied arguments. :point_left: you may want a loop to do them all
Slices might come in handy for this one. :point_left: ignore this unless it inspires you to do something with slices

You might also try looking at some of the other questions on this same challenge. Just be aware that any code in them is likely to contain errors.