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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Returning Values

Son-Hai Nguyen
Son-Hai Nguyen
2,481 Points

My way of approaching

Hi, so below is my way to approach this "check_please" app. Pls take a look, and feel free to tell me what do you think

My method

import math

def splitCheck(total, numberOfPeople): r = math.ceil (total/numberOfPeople) print ("So each one will have to pay ${}".format (r))

totalDue = float (input ("How much for the meal? ")) numberOfPeople = int (input ("How many people are there? "))

splitCheck (totalDue, numberOfPeople)

And by the way, can anyone spot the difference between the "print" and "return" functions? Thanks a lot!!!

1 Answer

William Li
William Li
7,938 Points

I think it is better for the "splitCheck" function to return a value rather than to print a statement.

That way it is easier to use the returned value for other purposes if needed.