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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Tuples Packing

Paulhan Carre
Paulhan Carre
1,368 Points

Packing tuples

I need help

twoples.py
def multiply(*args):
    product = [1:9]
    for a in product:
        product * a
        return product

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,967 Points

Here's some hints:

  • your function takes an argument list named args but you don't use it
  • you might want to start product off with a value of 1
  • your loop should use your args
  • when you multiply the product you also need to store the result back into the product
  • the return should be after the loop, not inside it
Herman Brummer
Herman Brummer
6,414 Points

Hi Steven,

Could you explain what this does: " product = [1:9]"

Thanks in advance,

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,967 Points

That looks like a syntax error to me.
That's why I was suggesting that "you might want to start product off with a value of 1" instead.