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Python

Frances Angulo
Frances Angulo
5,311 Points

Return vs. Print

Def two_plus_two(): Val = 2 + 2 Print(Val)

Will get the value returned, return doesn’t. What would I use return vs. print?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

Using "return" allows the function to pass back a value to be used later, either for printing or perhaps some other purpose entirely.

For example, what if the function performed only a part of a process that would create a result value. You wouldn't want to print out the partial value, but by passing it back the rest of the program could finish the process to get the final result.