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# NumString challenge broken?

Can't get this challenge to work.

rmul () seems to always return an error, even when correct, based on testing inside and outside workspaces. Unable to see what results are expected, so unable to continue with this particular challenge task.

numstring.py
```class NumString:
def __init__(self, value):
self.value = str(value)

def __str__(self):
return self.value

def __int__(self):
return int(self.value)

def __float__(self):
return float(self.value)

if '.' in self.value:
return float(self) + other
return int(self) + other

return self + other

self.value = self + other
return self.value

def __mul__(self, num):
self.value = int(self) * num
return self.value

def __rmul__(self, num):
self.value = int(self) * num
return self.value
```

I've gone so far as to try and cheat it, but it still fails

```    def __rmul__(self, other):
sneaky = type(other).__name__
print(sneaky)
if sneaky == 'float':
self.value = float(self) * other
elif sneaky == 'long':
self.value = long(self) * other
elif sneaky == 'int':
self.value = int(self) * other
elif sneaky == 'complex':
self.value = complex(self) * other
return self.value
```

STAFF

Look at how `__add__` and `__radd__` are implemented for addition for task 1. Then for task 2 look at how `__iadd__` is implemented. Your solutions for multiplication should be very similar in implementations.

That hint help?

Might be wrong but I think it's because you're saving the new number to the variable when you're only supposed to be doing the multiplication. rmul just lets you multiply with the variable on the right side

Hi guys, only saw this now.

Still unable to successfully complete task 1, no matter what I try it always returns: `<number> * NumString` gave the wrong value

The code definitely works, unless I'm really missing something obvious...