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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Product

Randell Purington
Randell Purington
9,992 Points

I am not sure where my error is.

I need you to write a function named product. It should take two arguments, you can call them whatever you want, and then multiply them together and return the result.

product.py
def product (num1, num2):
    print num1 * num2

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're doing fine, but you're attempting to print the result and your print is missing parentheses which is causing a syntax error. But the challenge asks you to return the results. Changing the print to return will cause this to pass.

Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Randell Purington
Randell Purington
9,992 Points

Thank you for responding. It still not passing.

def printer(num1, num2):
   return num1 * num2

the message I get is: Bummer! printer() missing 1 required positional argument: 'num2'

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Randell Purington Hi again! That code is closer and you changed the print to return but you also changed the name of the function. The function should be named product but yours is now named printer. Correcting the name of the function causes it to pass.

Randell Purington
Randell Purington
9,992 Points

I figured it out. The page had a small bug, I refreshed it and it fixed everything and it passed. Thank you for the help!