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# Add an if/else statement on a try/catch

Add an if/else conditional statement just after parsing the user's provided input to an integer Write a conditional expression to ensure that the remainder of the code in the try block is only executed if the user provides a non-negative number If the user enters a negative number, output to the console the message "You must enter a positive number."

Program.cs
```using System;

namespace Treehouse.CodeChallenges
{
class Program
{
static void Main()
{
try
{ Console.Write("Enter the number of times to print \"Yay!\": ");

if(int count = int.Parse(input);

int i = 0;)

while(i < count)
{                i += 1;
Console.WriteLine("Yay!");
})
else{
Console.Write("You must enter a positive number.");
}
}
catch(FormatException)
{
Console.Write("You must enter a whole number.");
}
}
}
}
```

```if(int count = int.Parse(input);
```

is just going to be true if the assignment is successful. You need it to be true only if it's a non-negative number. And also you need to open a block after you if condition, move the code into their, and add the `else` block per instructions.

```int count = int.Parse(input);
if (count >= 0)
{
int i = 0;
while(i < count)
{
i += 1;
Console.WriteLine("Yay!");
}
}
else
{
Console.WriteLine("You must enter a positive number.");
}
```