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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Create a Function

Create a function error

Not sure why i can't progress from here. I have put the code in the workspace and it is fine but it doesn't like it.

squaring.py
def square(number):
    return (pow(number,2))

number = int(input("What number do you want to square?  "))
total = square(number)

print ("{}".format(total))

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

The challenge just wants the code to "call your new function and pass it the argument 3.". It doesn't expect you to input anything.

It also asks you to store the result in a variable named "result " (instead of "total"). Plus, you don't need to print anything.