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

Denny Ho
Denny Ho
4,472 Points

Why does challenge task 2 pass?

It says Bummer! SyntaxError. not really sure what the error is.

# 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(blah):
  total = 0
  for i in blah:
    total = total + i
  return total

def summarize(blah):
  return "The sum of {} is {}.".format(str(blah), str(add_list(blah))

2 Answers

Hey Denny, At the very end of the format method call, you need one more closing parenthesis. Sometimes it is hard to see. See if that gets you moving forward. Happy Coding!

You also need an opening parenthesis after the word return on thew last line.