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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App Squared

Gregorio Bernabel
Gregorio Bernabel
3,412 Points

Any tips on how i can solve and understand this, maybe i do and just...

def squared(five): try: if int(five): return squared(five) * 2 except Exception: return squared(five) * 2

squared.py
# EXAMPLES
# squared(5) would return 25
# squared("2") would return 4
# squared("tim") would return "timtimtim"
def squared(five):
    try:
        if int(five):
            return squared(five) * 2
    except Exception:
        return squared("five") * 2

2 Answers

Bapi Roy
Bapi Roy
14,237 Points

Change to this If type(five) is int: return five *five elif type(five) is str: return five * int(five)

Gregorio Bernabel
Gregorio Bernabel
3,412 Points

tried, that didn't work for me

Bapi Roy
Bapi Roy
14,237 Points

What error message are you getting?