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Functions and Modules

  • T. R. PadmanabhanEmail author
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Abstract

The function as carrying out a set of operations and returning an object is basic to Python. Functions, lambda as the elegant anonymous one-line function, nested functions, and recursive functions are all discussed with illustrations. Local, non-local, and global sift out the scope of entities in nested schemes. A module has functions and stand alone statements within it. A module can be imported into any environment and its functions used contextually. Math is a key built-in module in Python with the exponential, trigonometric, and related functions as its main contents. Use of these from the math module, to suit contexts, is illustrated through examples.

Keywords

Code Block Function Call Parity Check Function Definition Cube Root 
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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amrita UniversityCoimbatoreIndia

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