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

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.

trial.py
def add(float(num1, num2)):
    return(num1+num2)

add(2, 4)
print(add)

2 Answers

Craig Dennis
STAFF
Craig Dennis
Treehouse 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?

yes, thank you very much

nakalkucing
nakalkucing
12,964 Points

You need to float num1 and num2 separately and then add them. Hope this helps, Nakal

thank you for your advice

nakalkucing
nakalkucing
12,964 Points

You're welcome. ;) I'm glad you got it sorted out.