Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Python Practice Creating and Using Functions in Python Practice Functions That's Odd

Creating a function that shows if a number is odd

What iam i doing wrong,

value = 11
def is_odd(value):
    10 % 2 =! 0
    return True

1 Answer

Maxwell Newberry
Maxwell Newberry
7,681 Points

When you call a method, the value of value in your is_odd() method becomes whatever is passed. Additionally, your conditional operators should be flipped to !=, which means not equal to. Finally, the value we are returning is whether or not the passed value is odd which means we are returning a boolean (True or False).

value = 11
def is_odd(value):
    return value % 2 != 0