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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Product

Helen Brophy
Helen Brophy
5,209 Points

Not sure why my code isn't working

I'm not sure why this isn't working. Can someone please help me understand so I can fix it and move on to the next video?

product.py
def product(num1, num2)
     return int(num1) * int(num2)

product('2', '4')

1 Answer

Hey Helen! Couple of things, one is that you dont actually need to call the function yourself, the backend will take care of that for you, so just remove the product("2", "4"). Secondly, you dont actually have to use the int() function, try never to do something unless you were explicitly told to do so.

Hope this helps!

Helen Brophy
Helen Brophy
5,209 Points

Thanks for your help. I went back over my notes plus with your pointers I figured it out.

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