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Hi everybody! I wrote the code exactly like it was in the video until 4.46 and is not working for me. Please Help!
It's giving me: NameError: split_check not defined
Jeff MudayTreehouse Moderator 26,933 Points
When I see an error like that it means you might have forgotten to define
split_check() before you tried to use it
This can happen if you try to call to
split_check() before it was defined or imported. Here I type in to the Python REPL (command interpreter) launched from the command line and you can see the error.
PS C:\Users\jeff> python Python 2.7.10 (default, May 23 2015, 09:40:32) [MSC v.1500 32 bit (Intel)] on win32 Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information. >>> # If I try to use split_check before it is defined... see error below. >>> print(split_check(35.22, 2)) Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> NameError: name 'split_check' is not defined >>> # now, I type the function in to define it... >>> def split_check(total, number_of_people): ... cost_per_person = total / number_of_people ... return cost_per_person ... >>> # now, it will work. >>> print(split_check(35.22, 2)) 17.61 >>>
Thank you very much Jeff that was really helpful!