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

How to convert arguments into floats

Please help me or let me know where to find relevant videos

def add(num1,num2):
    plus = float(num1+num2) 
        return (plus)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

You are close to the correct approach. There is an error in the return indentation. The return should align with the statement above it. Also, it's better to individually convert each argument to a float. Otherwise, if the two arguments were strings, it would concatenate the two strings into one before trying the float conversion.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!