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Can't get through last Python Basic Quiz about functions
Question: Let's make sure we're always working with floats. Convert your arguments to floats before you add them together. You can do this with the float() function.
Please help, dunno how to convert the numbers into float...
def add(x, y): float(x, return(x + y) add(7,8)
Chris FreemanTreehouse Moderator 68,404 Points
You can create a float using the
def add(x, y): f_x, f_y = float(x), float(y) return f_x + f_y
task 1 , and task 2, another way of writing the code below:
def add(x1,y1): sum1 = 0; sum1 = (float(x1) + float(y1)) return sum1