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i keep getting syntax error whats the problem?
what am i doing wrong?
# 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. def add_list ([1, 2, 3]) : total = 6 for ([1, 2, 3] ) : 6 = 6 + ([1, 2, 3] ) return 6
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 68,033 Points
Your for loop needs to be of the form
for item in iterable:
def add_list (lst) : #<-- pass generic argument total = 0 for item in lst : #< -- need loop variable and keyword "in" total = total + item #<-- accumulate total return total #<-- unindent to match for loop
The proper syntax for that function would be something like this
array = [1,2,3] def add_list(arg): total = 0 for number in arg: total += a print(total) add_list(array)