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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Create a Function

Evan Mnatsekanov
Evan Mnatsekanov
1,723 Points

How do I call a function and make it an argument 3?

def square(number):
    return number * number
number = square * 1/2
result = square * number

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,812 Points

To call a function, you just put parentheses after the name, and then inside the parentheses you pass it the argument(s):

result = square(3)