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Python Functions, Packing, and Unpacking Getting Info In and Out of Functions Functions with Arguments and Returns


I really need help, I am stumped on this problem.

def hello_student(name):

name = ashly
    return name 

print("Hello", name)

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

Here's a few hints:

  • all the work for task 1 should be done inside the function
  • code inside a function must be indented more than the "def" line
  • the "name" argument should be used as-is and not reassigned with anything
  • the "Hello " should be combined with the name as part of the return value.
  • you won't need to "print" anything

What do you mean when you say "The (Hello )should be combined with the name as part of the return value."?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

The challenge is expecting the return value to be one longer string made up by joining "Hello " with the name argument. This might be a good place to use concatenation.

You shouldn't reassign "name" argument; return "Hello " + name; Does this clear things?