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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Try and Except

Pratham Patel
Pratham Patel
4,976 Points

can i have a hint on this code challenge

I think my problem is in my else statement but i cant figured it out

def add(sum1, sum2):
    return(float(sum1) + float(sum2))
except ValueError:
    return None
    return add()

1 Answer

james south
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james south
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 33,271 Points

your else is returning a call to your function, which you don't want to do here. the try goes in the function. try to cast the nums as floats, if it fails, you are catching the error, that's fine, if it succeeds, return the sum.