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Not sure why my code for the product challenge isn't working
I can't figure out why I keep getting a bummer answer for this one. Could someone please give me a hint?
def product(5, cats): return 5 * cats
When defining functions, arguments should be variables/placeholders instead of just plain value.
def product(arg_1, arg_2):
Reflect on: how will you be able to call the function if there's nowhere you can place it arguments?
If you want to have a default value, to an argument, you can do:
def product(cats, cat_food=5):
That way you can call it either:
>>> product(4,3) 12
>>> product(4) 20
Hope this helps.
Damien Watson27,419 Points
Hi Amy, really close, you need to pass in two variables, not one and a number.
It should work if you tweak it to be like this:
def product(number_1, cats): return number_1 * cats