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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Try and Except

Didier Borel
Didier Borel
2,837 Points


i understand that I am being asked to make sure that my var1 and var2 are floats, but i am not quite sure, where and how to define that? also subsidiary question, can u remind me what a float is pls? is it basically a number with something after the decimal point, like 2.45 right, ? like an integer, but with a number after the decimal point.?

def add(var1,var2)
  return (var1+var2)

1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,733 Points

Use the float() function and pass the arguments to it:

def add(var1, var2):
  return float(var1) + float(var2)