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I wrote a code in python :

l = [8, 5, 4]

total = l[0] + l[1] 

print (total)

def count(a):
  total = 0
for i in a:
  total+= a[i]
return total
print (count(n))

but it has some error:

  File "main.py", line 11
    return total
    ^
SyntaxError: 'return' outside function

What is this error causing for?

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Your are getting error bacuse U are returning some list or some function that does not exists in the file. The way a python index work is that it starts from 0 and the main point is it is muteable. So start your Index from 0 and return the list which really exists .
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