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Python Python Basics (Retired) Putting the "Fun" Back in "Function" Functions

Sung Uk Ryu
Sung Uk Ryu
5,304 Points

what is "the string version of the list"?

def summarize(lst): print ("The sum of {} is {}.".format(lst, add_list(lst)))

this doesn't work and I don't know why

# 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(lst):
  tot = 0
  for i in lst:
    tot += i
  return tot

def summarize(lst):
  print ("The sum of {} is {}.".format(list(lst), add_list(lst)))

1 Answer

Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
40,532 Points

The challenge wants summarize to return the string. Just swap out print for a return and you should be fine.