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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Returning Values

Code works but the result is wrong. Running this code i use 5 for the number of ppl and 555. it returns 1 instead of 111

import math

def spli_check(total, number_of_ppl): cost_per_pers = math.ceil(total / number_of_ppl) return cost_per_pers

total = float(input("Please Input number of ppl ")) number_of_ppl = int(input("Please Input cost ")) amt_due = spli_check(total, number_of_ppl )

print("Each person owes ${}".format(amt_due))

nvm... Figured it out. I assigned my variables incorrectly. Very messy code. will do better.

1 Answer

Steven Tagawa
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Steven Tagawa
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You have your inputs switched around. When you ask for the number of people, you're assigning it to the cost variable, and when you ask for the total cost, you're assigning it to the number of people variable.