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!
judges_scores=(10,10,10)

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
print(calculate_score(judges_scores))

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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