I need Help with Review:Built in Functions, I put the code exactly as it said to do but it still doesn't work!



It keeps saying "Maybe you forgot to create a function called distance_from_zero? Check the error message for more info! - global name 'distance_from_zero' is not defined", it also says in the box in the top right corner (output) File "python", line 4
SyntaxError: 'return' outside function

I expect the code to work so I can go onto the next lesson.

def distance_from_zero(num):
    return (num)
if type(num) == int or type(num) == float:
    return abs(num)
    return "Nope"


That line is preventing the function from actually running. It just returns the number that was passed in.


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