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I don't understand this assignment
I wan't to complete this assignment but I just don't get what I'm supposed to do.
Can somebody explain what I need to do here?
def multiply(*args): total = 0; for value in args: total *= value return total
Trevor JPython Web Development Techdegree Student 2,083 Points
def multiply(*args): result = args # This gets the first arg # Then iterate over the remaining args using slice. for arg in args[1:]: result *= arg return result
Marco’s code works if you change the initial value, total, from 0 to 1. This is because 1*a = a whereas 0*a = 0. This also avoids slicing.