The last lesson showed you how functions can be used to perform the same
job over and over again. Sometimes it is useful for a function to return some result back to the main
programmed that called it. You can do this by putting a return statement as the last line in your function.
function name(input 1,input 2,...) BODY return(some-value) end
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Take a look at the default code below (hit [Reload] on your browser to reset the page if needed). It defines a function called add3 that takes in three numbers
and adds them together. It then returns their sum back to the main calling line in the program.
Now you try. Run and tweak the this code.
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See your results here:
This program won't run. You have to fill in something in the ( ) of the return( ) line. Do you know what it will be?
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