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

how do i go about this question

help

trial.py
def add(one, two):
   return(one + two)
float(one + two)

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Hi there! It seems like you're stuck on the second step. The float method takes one number at a time. So we need to try to convert each number to a float and then add them. Then we return the result. But your float is outside of your function definition. Take a look:

def add(one, two):
    return float(one) + float(two)

Hope this helps! :sparkles: