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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Can you please raise a ValueError if the product_idea is less than 3 characters long? product_idea is a string.

I am totally lost! (ready to give up)

I need exactly what i am doing wrong, please help.

def suggest(product_idea):
    raise ValueError("product_idea < 3" )
    if len(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"

3 Answers

def suggest(product_idea):
    if len(product_idea)< 3: 
        raise ValueError("product_idea < 3" )
    return product_idea + "inato"

Take it easy, follow the instruction you have to check the length of the string so if len(product_idea) < 3 and inside the if block raise the error raise ValueError("product_idea < 3" ) finally return the output if the length greater than 3 return product_idea + "inator"

Thank you MoatazBellah. That was very helpful.

Happy coding :)