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Onur Salman3,612 Points
I am trying to use two integer lists and add the numbers that are same in one list
I am trying to use two integer lists and add the numbers that are same in one list but I keep getting an indentation error message.
Thanks for the help. My code is below. I tried the snapshot but I couldn't paste it
num_list_1 = [ 1, 2, 3, 4] num_list_2 = [ 4 ,2 ,5, 3 , 6] common_list =  different_list =  for num1 in num_list_1: for num2 in num_list_2: if num1 == num2: common_list.append(num1) return common_list
Chris Shaw26,662 Points
First and foremost, I recommend you have a read of Posting Code to the Forum as its a great reference when you need to share code on the forum.
Your code does have inconsistent indentations, Python expects all code execution to be indented by the same number of spaces in a consistent manner which makes it easier for the compiler to execute said code. Currently – your
if statements inside your first
for loop have 3 spaces which is great, but your
append declaration falls back to the start of the second
for loop which is the cause of the error.
To solve this, you simply just need to bring it across so it is 3 spaces further in than the
for num1 in num_list_1: for num2 in num_list_2: if num1 == num2: common_list.append(num1) return common_list
Hope that helps.