Print the number of characters in the given paragraph.
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phantom_menace = """Turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. The taxation of trade routes to outlying star systems is in dispute. Hoping to resolve the matter with a blockade of deadly battleships, the greedy Trade Federation has stopped all shipping to the small planet of Naboo. While the congress of the Republic endlessly debates this alarming chain of events, the Supreme Chancellor has secretly dispatched two Jedi Knights, the guardians of peace and justice in the galaxy, to settle the conflict"""
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function, which can measure almost anything: lists, strings, …
If you feel lost, you should start by reading the string tutorial.
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A function is a named thing, that take a value (or multiple ones), do something with it, and often give back another value.
A basic example would be the
max function that take multiple values
and give back the biggest one, the syntax is:
max(1, 5, 2)
and it would give back
What's given back by a function can be used:
Typically if you want to print the
5 from the previous example, you
can either do:
biggest_one = max(1, 5, 2) print(biggest_one)
print(max(1, 5, 2))