# Functions - Variadic Parameters - Question

Hello,

I have gone through this challenge and wanted to convert the final result from seconds to minutes. I am still getting an error message—could anyone shed light onto what part I’m not seeing? Thanks!

Code:

``````func avgSongLength(times: Int...) -> Int {
var total = 0
for time in times {
total += time
}

var convertedLength: Int = (total / times.count) / 60)
return "The average length of all 10 Eurovision songs is \(convertedLength) minutes."
}

print(avgSongLength(times: 183, 176, 180, 176, 184, 179, 181, 180, 172, 178))
``````

Errors:

/home/ccuser/workspace/swift-functions-variadic-parameters/Sources/workspace/main.swift:9:56: error: consecutive statements on a line must be separated by ‘;’
var convertedLength: Int = (total / times.count) / 60)
^
;
var convertedLength: Int = (total / times.count) / 60)
^
/home/ccuser/workspace/swift-functions-variadic-parameters/Sources/workspace/main.swift:10:10: error: cannot convert return expression of type ‘String’ to return type ‘Int’
return “The average length of all 10 Eurovision songs is (convertedLength) minutes.”
^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

11/13

The main issue is that your function is declared to return an `Int` when in fact it seems you want to return a `String`.
You may also want to change `var convertedLength` to `let convertedLength` as the compiler seems to like this more.

If you change your declaration it runs in either case!

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In addition to @toastedpitabread’s observation that your function is declared to return an `Int` rather than the `String` in your `return` statement, I think the error you are receiving is due to a missing parenthesis in this line:

``````var convertedLength: Int = (total / times.count) / 60)
``````
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