# Iteration problem in Python

I want to call a function from a function in python. I tried executing this code the out results in a wrong way

This isn’t the exercise from CodeAcademy but another book

Results continous numbers of ‘0’

If n = 3, then the expected output is

At the top i is 0
Numbers now: [0]
At the bottom i is 1
The numbers:
0
At the top i is 1
Numbers now: [0, 1]
At the bottom i is 2
The numbers:
0
1
At the top i is 2
Numbers now: [0, 1, 2]
At the bottom i is 3
The numbers:
0
1
2

The code is mentioned below

``````def w(n):
i = 0
numbers = []
while i < n:
print "At the top i is %d" % i
numbers.append(i)
#i = i + x
count(i)
print "Numbers now: ", numbers
print "At the bottom i is %d" % i
print "The numbers: "
for num in numbers:
print num
def count(i):
i = i + 1
return i

w(6)
``````

A little warning about an infinity loop would have been nice

why did you make a separate count function? You could simply do `i = i + 1` in the while loop of your `w` function

anyway, `i` is not increased because you don’t store the returned result by count function anywhere

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I wanna simply add a function ( just trying it). You mean like x = count(i)

close, in this case we want to store the returned result in `i` given that is what we use in our while loop condition

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Thank you so much I got it.

Good, you understand? No more questions?

Yes, Sir!