Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Create a Function

How can I turn result into a variable
def square(number):
    return number * number
Abdi Salad
Abdi Salad
7,886 Points

result = square(3)

this is how you would do that. You simply create a variable. Since the square function returns a square of

whatever number, the result variable will hold the square of 3 in this case.

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Steven Parker
Steven Parker
202,065 Points

As Abdi suggested, creating a variable is just a matter of making an assignment using the function as the source.

And for Abdi (or anyone not already aware), when posting code, use the instructions for code formatting in the Markdown Cheatsheet pop-up below the "Add an Answer" area. :arrow_heading_down:   Or watch this video on code formatting.