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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Tuples Packing

Leo Marco Corpuz
Leo Marco Corpuz
18,975 Points

tuple packing challenge

I'm not sure how to approach this challenge right. Are arguments to the function being packed into a tuple if you're using * ? I'm not clear what was going on when packing functions were being made in the previous video.

def multiply(*args):
    for number in args:
return product
Taig Mac Carthy
Taig Mac Carthy
8,139 Points

Hi Leo, This worked for me:

def multiply(*args):
    base = 0
    total = 1
    for arg in args:
            total *= args[base]
            base += 1
    return total

1 Answer

You got the right idea.

  1. Move your 'return product' over 4 spaces
  2. On line 4 you can change 'product *= arg' #Basically the same thing but shorter

Also make sure the watch the spacing between your Equals/Multiply signs. If any issues proceeded try retyping the entire thing, if not I can just copy and paste the code for you.