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4.13: Functions (Exercises)

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  • Exercise 4: What is the purpose of the "def" keyword in Python?

    a) It is slang that means "the following code is really cool"
    b) It indicates the start of a function
    c) It indicates that the following indented section of code is to be stored for later
    d) b and c are both true
    e) None of the above

    Exercise 5: What will the following Python program print out?

    def fred():
    def jane():

    a) Zap ABC jane fred jane
    b) Zap ABC Zap
    c) ABC Zap jane
    d) ABC Zap ABC
    e) Zap Zap Zap

    Exercise 6: Rewrite your pay computation with time-and-a-half for overtime and create a function called computepay which takes two parameters (hours and rate).

    Enter Hours: 45
    Enter Rate: 10
    Pay: 475.0

    Exercise 7: Rewrite the grade program from the previous chapter using a function called computegrade that takes a score as its parameter and returns a grade as a string.

    Score   Grade
    > 0.9     A
    > 0.8     B
    > 0.7     C
    > 0.6     D
    <= 0.6    F
    Program Execution:
    Enter score: 0.95
    Enter score: perfect
    Bad score
    Enter score: 10.0
    Bad score
    Enter score: 0.75
    Enter score: 0.5

    Run the program repeatedly to test the various different values for input.

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