# Can you help me write the syntax inside a python function, given the completed exercise I have somewhat mastered?

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I believe that the by_three function is not reading correctly.

Here are the instruction related to the exercise:

First, def a function called cube that takes an argument called number. Don’t forget the parentheses and the colon!

Make that function return the cube of that number (i.e. that number multiplied by itself and multiplied by itself once again).

Define a second function called by_three that takes an argument called number.

if that number is divisible by 3, by_three should call cube(number) and return its result. Otherwise, by_three should return False.

Don’t forget that if and else statements need a : at the end of that line!

``````def cube(number):
return number * number * number

print cube(3)

def by_three(number):
if number % 3 == 0:
return cube(number)
else:
return False

print by_three(3)

``````

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This issue has been solved through my own error checking! 