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Python Technical Interview Prep: Python Basics Basic Python FizzBuzz

Noor Hafiza Binti Ibrahim
Noor Hafiza Binti Ibrahim
11,712 Points

Bummer: Uh oh, I didn't get the correct value returned. It should have been 32. Instead, it was 32

how do i fix my code to pass the challenge?

# enter your code below
def fizzbuzz(num):
    if num % 3 == 0 and num % 5 == 0:
        return 'FizzBuzz'
    elif num % 3 == 0:
        return 'Fizz'
    elif num % 5 == 0:
        return 'Buzz'
        return str(num)

2 Answers

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,607 Points

Hi Noor Hafiza Binti Ibrahim

You've pretty much got it correct. The only thing causing the Bummer! is the final return statement.
Here you just need to return the num value as it is. So, instead of return str(num), you just need to return num.

Extra note: Unless there is a very specific and purposeful reason, you should always return the value and type being entered. This is why you got the error. It was looking for an INT value of 32 but found a STR of 32.

Nice work! :) :dizzy:

Mohammed Saleh
Mohammed Saleh
Python Development Techdegree Student 2,989 Points

why this code is not working ...

def fizzbuzz(num1):
    if num1 % 3 == 0 :
        return "Fizz"
    elif num1 % 5 == 0 :
        return "Buzz"
    elif num1 % 3 == 0 and num1 % 5 == 0:
        return "FizzBuzz"
        return num1

Uh oh, I didn't get the correct value returned. It should have been FizzBuzz. Instead, it was Fizz