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Cheri Watts658 Points
walk me through this challenge pls. i am completely lost and frustrated.
Make a function named add_list that takes a list. The function should then add all of the items in the list together and return the total. Assume the list contains only numbers. You'll probably want to use a for loop. You will not need to use input().
# add_list([1, 2, 3]) should return 6 # summarize([1, 2, 3]) should return "The sum of [1, 2, 3] is 6." # Note: both functions will only take *one* argument each.
def add_list(list): #define a function that takes a list result = 0 #create a variable that will hold the result for number in list: # loop through each number in the list result += number #add each number to the result return result #return the result
It could be also simplified to:
def add_list(list): return sum(list)