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Python

Python basics masterticket.py project problem

TICKET_PRICE = 10

tickets_remaining = 100

Output how many tickets are remaining using the tickets_remaining variable

print("There are {} tickets remaining.".format(tickets_remaining))

Gather the user's name and assign it to a new variable

name = input("Hello, What is your name? ")

Prompt the user by name and ask how many tickets they woudld like

ticket1 = input("Hello {}, How many tickets would you like? ".format(name))

Calculate the price (number of tickets multiplied by the price)

price = (TICKET_PRICE * ticket1)

Output the price to the screen

print("$",price)

When I inputted 4 into how many tickets I would like. The price printed out was $4444444444 instead of $40. I do not why this occurred?

1 Answer

Efaz Khan
Efaz Khan
5,194 Points

Hi, the user inputs are always in string format. So you need to convert the number of tickets to an int. Make the following correction:

ticket1 = int(input("Hello {}, How many tickets would you like? ".format(name)))