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

I really don't get how I can get the float function to work with two arguments!

Hi there,

My code looks like this:

def add(num1, num2): return (num1+num2)


Can someone help me?

Cheers, SimWolf

def add(num1, num2):
    return (num1+num2)

add( float(1.5,3.2)

1 Answer

Brett McGregor
Brett McGregor
Courses Plus Student 1,903 Points

Hi Jamie,

In this code challenge, you don't need to call the function i.e your last line of code

So, with that in mind, you'll need to use the float() function to convert the two arguments/numbers to float before you add them together within the function definition.

A small clue, but hope it gets you across the line on this one!

Hey Brett,

Thanks for this! I'm not sure I follow, I've removed the call at the end. Do I need to add the float inside the function in the sense that I convert num1 and num2 to floats, then return adding them together?