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# Where can i find an example of how to assign a specific variable to square the integer in this function? Thanks!

Are there more reference points where I can look to ensure the formatting and syntax of my code are on target? Thanks!

Brian

squaring.py
```def square(number):
number = (number**)
```

```def square(number):
number = (number**)

# 3 errors
# 1, you've been asked to return, so dont assign to number, use return
# 2, syntax error, take off the parenthesis, surrounded by the number**
# 3, square is write like, square**2 or simply square * square
```

Hey, You actually don't have to worry about assigning the value to a variable within the function, just return it. For task 1 of 2 it wants you to simply make a function that accepts a number and return the number squared. Like so,

```def square(number):
return number**2
```

For task 2 of 2, it wants you to call the function, give it an argument of 3, then store the result in a variable called result.

```result = square(3)
```