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    Talking Fuctions

    I'm doing a project for my Computer Science Class and I need some help understanding basic functions and making custom fuctions. Could someone please explain them to me?
    I don't know what your problem is, but I bet it's hard to pronounce.

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    Ah, I still don't quite understand despite reading that and my program is beginning to wear on me.
    It's asking for an identifier, what's that?
    I don't know what your problem is, but I bet it's hard to pronounce.

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    Compare what you have to the syntax presented in the tutorial. If you still can't figure it out, you'll have to provide an SSCCE (not your whole program, but enough for us to copy and paste to see the problem) that demonstrates exactly what you're talking about along with the full text of the error message and which line it's talking about.
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    This probably doesnt do it justice, but a simple way to envision it is as an input/output box. You're passing in some sort of value, performing actions on it, and then returning an output (unless you dont want to return something).

    input --> [Function] --> output

    for example, you have a function that multiplies everything by itself (squares the number). you pass in int, perform the function and then return the answer (if you choose to).

    5 --> [5 * 5] --> 25
    input --> [input * input] --> output

    Just one way to look at it lol. Is there something in specific you dont understand or would like help with clarifying? Perhaps you'd like us to look at your code?

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