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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

i cant understand can someone help

i tried many ways but i cant figure it out, please help

def suggest(product_idea):
    if product_idea < 3:
        raise ValueError("{} is a string. Thanks in advance!".format(product_idea)
    return product_idea + "inator"

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,029 Points

Hey joe mama, you are very close!

  • there is a missing close paren on the ValueError instantiation
  • cannot compare str product_idea to int 3. Use len() on product_idea

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

thank you so much. I fixed the error and it worked perfectly