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Python Functions, Packing, and Unpacking Packing and Unpacking Unpacking Challenge

Friedrich Dalman
Friedrich Dalman
1,502 Points

What is the variable assignment?

How do I edit the variable assignment in this code?

unpacking.py
def unpacker(val1, val2):
    return val1, val2

val = unpacker('Python', 'rocks!')

1 Answer

Variable assignment is when you declare a variable and assign it a value as in: foo = bar. For this code challenge you will want to assign the return value of the unpacker function (a tuple) to two variables: val1 and val2 and you want to do that in one go - one-liner, hence: unpacking. You don't need to change the function definition, the code will still run if you do change it but you loose the flexibility of passing in a variable amount of arguments with the asterisk syntax.