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C# C# Objects Inheritance Throwing Exceptions

Amber Curtis
Amber Curtis
1,135 Points

Did you throw an exception when the value is less than 0 or greater than 20?

Hi! I've been stuck on this question for a while now.

I can't see any difference between my code, and other people's code which they say works. But I keep getting an error:

"Did you throw an exception when the value is less than 0 or greater than 20?"

Is there a problem with my if statement? Or am I not throwing the error correctly? Or is there something else I'm not seeing?

If anyone can spot the problem, I'd be very grateful :D

Program.cs
int value = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());

try 
{
    if (value < 0 || value > 20)
    {
        throw new System.Exception();
    }
} 
catch (Exception e)
{
    Console.WriteLine("Value is out of bounds!");
}

Console.WriteLine(string.Format("You entered {0}",value));

1 Answer

Amber Curtis
Amber Curtis
1,135 Points

I figured it out.

This challenge only asked to throw the exception, not handle it.

For anyone struggling: You only need to write the if statement checking if 'value' is within range, and throw the exception if it isn't. Don't worry about writing a try/catch statement.

Tuyen Cao
Tuyen Cao
851 Points

thank you so much for updating on this. I was stuck with it for a while because of the try/catch block.