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# quick question on using maps on a list in python

```def area(nnn):
return nnn*nnn
print(list(map(nnn, dimensions))
pass
```
maps.py
```dimensions = [
(5, 5),
(10, 10),
(2.2, 2.3),
(100, 100),
(8, 70),
]

def area(nnn):
return nnn*nnn
print(list(map(nnn, dimensions))
pass
```

Sorry forgot my question . i'm getting try again. I want to know if I am close or completely off. I'm trying to multiply the touple by itself

here is the original question: Create a function named area() that takes a single argument which will be a two-member tuple. area() should return the result of multiplying the first item in the tuple by the second item in the tuple.

Here is the answer. For the first part you just need to multiply the 0 index of the typle by the 1 index value. For the second part, it wants you to create a variable named areas that stores the list comprehension. You would to use the function as the first argument of maps and then the dimensions variable as the second argument. This will use each of the dimensions as the arguments for the area function.

```dimensions = [
(5, 5),
(10, 10),
(2.2, 2.3),
(100, 100),
(8, 70),
]

def area(nnn):
return nnn[0]*nnn[1]

areas = list(map(area, dimensions))
```

this doesn't work why

dimensions = [ (5, 5), (10, 10), (2.2, 2.3), (100, 100), (8, 70), ] def area(dimensions): products=[]

```for x in dimensions:
product = 1
for element in x:
product *= element

products.append(product)
return tuple(products)
```

print(area(dimensions))