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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Create a Function

I'm having trouble with my code. Please help.

It says that my math might be off for the 2nd argument. Don't know what to do...Thanks in advance!

def square(number):
    value = number **1
    return value

1 Answer

Antonio De Rose
Antonio De Rose
20,885 Points

square is multiplying the the input, in your case, it is the number argument with number why was the number ** 1, it should be number * number

I have no idea what I'm doing as you might have gathered. I will watch the videos again... Thanks for your help!