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Python

Melanie Villela
Melanie Villela
3,048 Points

Error:`just_right` didn't return the right answer

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<p>I looked through the questions already posted and did not see anything with that error message. Not sure if I am missing something obvious.</p>

<p>Challenge: Create a new function named just_right that takes a single argument, a string. If the length of the string is less than five characters, return "Your string is too short". If the string is longer than five characters, return "Your string is too long". Otherwise, just return True.</p>

def just_right (string):
    if len(string) < 5:
        return ("You're string is too short")
    elif len(string) > 5:
        return ("You're string is too long")
    else:
        return True

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2 Answers

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,166 Points

You are very close, but your (you're) strings have typos:

def just_right (string):
    if len(string) < 5:
        return "Your string is too short"
    elif len(string) > 5:
        return "Your string is too long"
    else:
        return True
Melanie Villela
Melanie Villela
3,048 Points

Thank you so much! It was something obvious. Maybe staying up coding until 4 am had something to do with it. I wish the error messages would be a bit more specific.