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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Tuples Packing

Trevor McGill
Trevor McGill
1,409 Points

Packing *args question

I'm having a hard time with this code. I'm trying to pack integer arguments into the function and then multiply the integers together.

twoples.py
def multiply(*nums):
    product = 0
    for num in nums:
        product *= num
    return product

1 Answer

You have to multiply each arg in *args one by one:

def multiply(*args):
    result = 1
    for arg in args:
        result = result * arg
    return result

multiply(5, 5)