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Katrine Guirguis2,587 Points
Create a Function python.....
What have I done wrong now??
def square(number) return square * 2
Hi Katrine Guirguis , a quick couple of fixes:
First, make sure when you're defining a function you end the definition statement with a colon ":" after the parenthesis:
Second, make sure that whatever parameter you assign in the arguments, you actually use that parameter in your return
def square(number): return number * 2
Third, indentation is key. reference my example above to see how the return is nested.
Finally, a square number is a number multiplied to itself. so 6 * 6, 7 * 7, not 7 * 2. I would make sure your number multiplies itself:
def square(number): return number * number
def square(number): return number ** 2
I hope that helps!
Jose Alvarez382 Points
so i got as far as you explained but now i can figure out how to take the output and assign it to a variable called result... i tried the follow ing but it didnt work
def square(number): return number * number result = square(number)