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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App Squared

Please Help! I am stuck!

I have been attempting the squared task in Stage 5 and cannot seem to get the code correct. Any hint at what I may be doing incorrectly would be much appreciated.

squared.py
# EXAMPLES
# squared(5) would return 25
# squared("2") would return 4
# squared("tim") would return "timtimtim"

def squared(square):
    square=input("What shall we square? ")
    try:
        convert=int(square)
    except ValueError:
        return(square*len(square))
    return(convert*convert)

1 Answer

I don't think the challenge is looking to take an input, so remove

square=input("What shall we square? ")

It worked when I removed that line

Thanks for this. You were right.