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Python Technical Interview Prep: Python Basics Basic Python How Do You Like Them Apples

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 59. Instead, it was 0.84375

How do i get the correct value?

# enter your code below
def mathy(divide,b,c):
    divide = b/c
    return divide

1 Answer

Jeff Muday
Jeff Muday
Treehouse Moderator 27,497 Points

That was unexpected, you might try rethinking your approach somewhat. The first variable is an operation that comes in as a string. The other variables are numeric.

So you would write something like this:

def mathy(operation, x, y):
    if operation == 'divide':
        answer = x / y
    if operation == 'multiply':
        answer = x * y



    return answer