7.1.9 Diving Contest CodeHS Answers

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The most common answer is:

# fill in this function to return the total of the three judges' scores!

def calculate_score(judges_scores):
return judges_scores[0]+judges_scores[1]+judges_scores[2]

print (calculate_score(judges_scores))

This function for calculating the total score from three judges in a diving contest is correct. It properly adds up the scores from the three elements of the judges_scores tuple.

However, the function lacks proper indentation, which is essential in Python. Let’s correct the indentation:

# Tuple of judges' scores
judges_scores = (10, 10, 10)

# Function to calculate the total score
def calculate_score(judges_scores):
    return judges_scores[0] + judges_scores[1] + judges_scores[2]

# Print the total score

This corrected version with proper indentation will calculate and print the total of the three judges’ scores, which is 30 for the given scores of (10, 10, 10).

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