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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

HEEELP

I just dont understand how to do this part. Could i please get some help. Having a hard time over here.

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    if product_ideas < 3:
        raise ValueError("Needs to be more than 3 characters long")
    return product_idea + "inator"

you need to make sure that the length of your string, product_idea, is less than 3: if len(product_idea) < 3:

3 Answers

You are close. You need to check the number of characters in product_idea by using the len function.

def suggest(product_idea):
    if len(product_idea) < 3:
        raise ValueError("Needs to be more than 3 characters long")
    return product_idea + "inator"

Thank you so much!

def suggest(product_idea): if len(product_idea) < 3: raise ValueError() return product_idea + "inator"