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Daniel Semecký
Daniel Semecký
384 Points

Have trouble with creating a function

Hi, I am stuck on this question and could use some advice.

The question goes like this: Create a function named square. It should define a single parameter named number. In the body of the function, return the square of the value that was passed in.

Which I did easily as this

def square(number): return number * number

But then the second part goes like this

Great now that you have created your new square method, let's put it to use. Under the function definition, call your new function and pass it the argument 3. Since your square function returns a value, create a new variable named result to store the value from the function call.

I am really unsure about what to do and have tried many things, can somebody please explain? :/

In that quiz there is a hint box. it should give you the ruff answer.

if that dosn't work, show me the code and i will help also .

1 Answer

When you call a function you are just telling the program to execute the function. You type the name of the function with any parameters in parentheses. For example calling


with a=2 and b=3 would be


If the function returns a value it can be assigned like a variable

result = myfunction(2,3)

Daniel Semecký
Daniel Semecký
384 Points

Thank you, now I understand.