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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Expecting Exceptions

Is it posssible to nest a try exception in another try exception?

def split_check(total, number_of_people): return math.ceil(total / number_of_people) try: try: total_due = float(input("What is the total? ")) number_of_people = int(input("How many people? "))
except ValueError: print("Oh no! That's not a valid value. Try again...") else: amount_due = split_check(total_due, number_of_people) print("Each person owes ${}".format(amount_due))

except ZeroDivisionError: print("Oh no! Zero's not a valid value. Try again...")
else: amount_due = split_check(total_due, number_of_people) print("Each person owes ${}".format(amount_due))

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,978 Points

It's certainly possible to nest try/except, but in this case you could easily have them in sequence. You could also test the input for zero before attempting the divide.

Nesting is actually a common technique, though it's probably seen more often when done at different function levels (one inside a function, another in the code where the function is called).

rather than exception handling i was doing one automation and sometimes randomly memory gets full so it's kinda shit but best to do

try:

except:
    pass