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alister.ware at ntlworld.com
Wed Jan 9 16:38:20 CET 2013
On Thu, 10 Jan 2013 02:18:11 +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 8:03 AM, <kwakukwatiah at gmail.com> wrote:
>> pls I want to write a function that can compute for the sqrt root of
>> any number.bt it not working pls help.
>> from math import sqrt def squareroot(self):
>> x = sqrt(y)
>> print x
> The 'self' argument is a convention used in classes. You probably want
> to call your argument y:
> def squareroot(y):
> since that's what you then pass to math.sqrt.
> Chris Angelico
why even do this when simply calling sqrt is all that is needed?
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