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returning totals in functions of math


On Sun, Nov 8, 2020 at 1:51 PM Quentin Bock <qberz2005 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Errors say that add takes 1 positional argument but 3 were given? Does this
> limit how many numbers I can have or do I need other variables?
> Here is what I have:
> def add(numbers):
>    total = 1
>    for x in numbers:
>           total += x
>    return total
> print(add(1999, -672, 84))
>
> I have a multiply function above it but that was solved and I'm trying to
> figure everything out for each of the different math functions.
> Thank you
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By the way, did you know about the `sum` function? It does basically what
your add function does, except I think you'd need to pass it an initial
value so it knows what type it's adding, or something like that.