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

what is the sum function for this task?

add_list = [1,2,3]

def sum_list(): for list in add_list: add.add_list???

functions.py
# 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.

add_list = [1,2,3]

def sum_list():
  for item in add_list

1 Answer

Boris Ivan Barreto
Boris Ivan Barreto
6,837 Points

Hi Rares,

You should pass and argument to the function, so you forgot to set this argument in your function, my solution is something like this

def add_list(my_list):
  total = 0 
  for item in my_list:
    total += item
  return total