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# Make a function named add_list that takes a list.The function should then add all of the items in the list together

Make a function named add_list that takes a list.The function should then add all of the items in the list together and return the total. Assume the list contains only numbers. You’ll probably want to use a for loop. You will not need to use input().

functions.py
```lists = []

return (num+)
```

you need to make a function with an iterable parameter. And you need to get the sum of all the items in the iterable.

Try this:

def add_list(iterable): sum = 0 for i in iterable: sum += i return sum

MOD

You need to loop through the input list and sum each item:

```def add_list(lst):
# Init Total
total = 0
for item in list:
total += item #<-- same as total = total + item
return (total)
```

You could also cheat a bit by using a function you've not yet learned about: `sum()`

```def add_list(lst):
return sum(lst)
```