So I’m learning python and I’m having trouble with this practice problem and don’t know where im going wrong. The prompt:
Write a function computing the perimeter of a circle given its radius.

First read the function tutorial .

Your function should be named `circle_perimeter(radius)`

, where the `radius`

parameter is the radius of a cirle.

Your function should return the perimeter of a circle of the given `radius`

.

To test it, we will import your function and try it with different values, such as:

```
>>> circle_perimeter(1)
6.283185307179586
>>> circle_perimeter(10)
62.83185307179586
>>> circle_perimeter(100)
628.3185307179587
```

My solution:
import math
from math import pi
def circle_perimeter(radius):
radius = 2pi circle_perimeter
return circle_perimeter
Obviously I’m stuck but don’t know where to go and the examples don’t give this type of scenario. Any help or directions would be greatly appreciated

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You seem to be writng your python code using pascal syntax, i think.

Its not a python requirement to assign to rhe function name.

You need to return 2 * math.pi * radius.

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MRAB
(Matthew Barnett)
December 6, 2022, 1:11am
3
The function is called `circle_perimeter`

and the `radius`

is being passed in.

The first line of your function is:

```
radius = 2*pi* circle_perimeter
```

You’re trying to multiple the function by 2*pi to give you the radius, but you can’t multiply a function , and you already have the radius.

The second line of your function is:

```
return circle_perimeter
```

You’re returning the function itself, not the perimeter, which you haven’t calculated anyway.

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cameron
(Cameron Simpson)
December 6, 2022, 3:40am
4
The consequence of this is that you want a third name such as
`perimeter`

to be the result of that computation. And then return that
name.

Cheers,
Cameron Simpson cs@cskk.id.au

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Worked like a charm, I didn’t think it would be that simple