Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Try and Except

Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan
768 Points

python basics

I need you to make a new function, add. add should take two arguments, add them together, and return the total.

def add(1, 2):
Jakub Stanio
Jakub Stanio
6,378 Points

Hi Saif,

First you need to create a function with placeholders as the attributes (like "x", "y", "arg_1") not the numbers. Then your function should "return" something. Your function doesn't do anything.

example below:

def add(arg1, arg2): return arg1 + arg2

Shreyas Papinwar
Shreyas Papinwar
2,371 Points

hi saif,

its easy-

def add(num1, num2): return num1 + num2