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priyanka shukla3,051 Points
can someone please tell what would be wrong in this code
i can't figure it out
import math combiner(data): if data.isinstance(int,str): text='' number=0 for val in data: if val.isalpha(): text+=val else: number+=val return text+str(number)
Schaffer Robichaux21,728 Points
Hey Pankaj, I haven't had a chance to look at the logic of the script; however, it initially looks like you have forgotten 'def' preceding your declaration of the function 'def combiner (data):'
Jason Morrow16,395 Points
I added the def (as per Shaffer) but it still didn't work. I am not sure what this script is trying to do or what input it takes, but isinstance doesn't appear to work like you are trying to make it work. It should probably be formatted like:
if isinstance(data, (int, str)):
See the documentation and examples here.
When that runs, you will get an error in your else clause. You need to convert val to an int or it won't concatenate properly.
That's all I got. If you link me to the exercise you are working on or at least tell me what to input and what output to expect, I could be more helpful.