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Python Python Basics (Retired) Putting the "Fun" Back in "Function" Functions

Aaron Williams
Aaron Williams
1,702 Points

How do I do this? Python basics stage 5

I have no clue how to do this

functions.py
# add_list([1, 2, 3]) should return 6
# summarize([1, 2, 3]) should return "The sum of [1, 2, 3] is 6."
# Note: both functions will only take *one* argument each.

2 Answers

William Li
PLUS
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,865 Points

Here's a simple way to implement add_list

def add_list(li):
  result = 0
  for i in li:
    result += i
  return result

I'll leave it to you to figure out the summarize function, HINT:just make use of the add_list function.

the hints tell you what to do..

a function that accepts a list and returns a sum (this involves loop)

summarize accepts a list and returns in text (hint: use the previous function in this one to get the sum)