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I can't define result in the problem. thought I did define it a result=(number * number)
def square(number): result = number * number return result square(5) print("result")
Mark SebeckTreehouse Moderator 33,545 Points
hi Shaylee. Yes you have result in your square function. but remember scope. Variables inside a function are not known outside the function. So you can use a new result variable and set it to the return value from you function call.
result = square(5)
but don't pass 5 to square. Make sure to read the instructions for the actual value to pass in.
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