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Adrienne Sanders
Adrienne Sanders
321 Points

Square code challenge results problem

Hello, I don't know what I've done wrong here and would appreciate some advice. The code below works to ask a number, but then instead of responding with the answer it says "The square of 6 is <function square at 0x7fd687f63e18>. How do I get it to just multiply the number? Thanks!

def square(number): return (number * number)

number = (input("Please enter a number "))

print("The square of {} is {}".format(number, square))

3 Answers

You will have to call the function with the parameter. In this case number. Also since input returns a string it will have to be converted to an integer.

print("The square of {} is {}".format(number, square(int(number))))

From what I remember however I don't think this meets the requirement for task 2 of the challenge.

Adrienne Sanders
Adrienne Sanders
321 Points

So clearly this is not the right way to do it but I have no clue what a better way would be.

I can't get to the second part anyway b/c the code challenge page is giving me error messages for lines that don't exist.

I found the challenge. Your first two lines of code should pass task 1.

def square(number):
    return (number * number)

Remove any other code for now.