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# def calculate_total(*args): total=sum(args) print(total) calculate_total(10,20,30,40)

def calculate_total(*args): total=sum(args) print(total) calculate_total(10,20,30,40) How can I make this code line without using the function of sum , if possible with for

Hi Erdal.

Since you're using *args, you can pass a variable number of arguments to the function. You can access them as if they were a list within the function itself. Here's an example to answer your question:

```def calculate_total(*args):
sum= 0
for arg in args:
sum += arg
return sum

print(calculate_total(1, 2, 3, 4, 5))

#Should print 15
``` ```from functools import reduce