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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App Squared

Vuk Spasojevic
Vuk Spasojevic
9,491 Points

Got this code, tested it and it is working, displaying good values just as in example but it is showing Bummer

If someone can please tell my why its not good when program displays good values.

squared.py
def squared(num):
    try:
        argument = int(num)
    except ValueError:
        return num*len(num)
    return num*num 

# EXAMPLES
# squared(5) would return 25
# squared("2") would return 4
# squared("tim") would return "timtimtim"

1 Answer

Kevin Brennan
Kevin Brennan
19,920 Points

Hi Vuk,

Have a look at what you are returning if there is no error, you assigned the variable 'num' to the variable 'argument' but you are not using that argument variable at all in your return.

Regards Kevin.

Vuk Spasojevic
Vuk Spasojevic
9,491 Points

Thanks Kevin, I forgot about converting string "2" into the integer 2. Changed last line of code and replace "num" with "argument" and everything was ok. Thanks again for help. Best regards