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Can someone help me spot the error?
Convert your arguments to floats before you add them together. You can do this with the float() function.
def add(float(num1, num2)): return(num1+num2) add(2, 4) print(add)
Craig DennisTreehouse Teacher
You've placed the keyword float in area where you define the parameters for your function. You want to do the float conversion in the body of the function, where you are dealing with the values that will eventually be passed in as arguments.
That make sense?
You need to float num1 and num2 separately and then add them. Hope this helps, Nakal