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

Python Basics Try/Except Excercise

Been stumped on this exercise for a while saying there is a ValueError but I can't figure it out?

def add(x, y):
    total = float(x) + float(y)
        return float(x) + float(y)
    except ValueError:
        return None
        return float(x) + float(y)

1 Answer

The first line in your function causes the ValueError. You should either move that line into the try statement or delete it, because you aren't using the variable total anywhere else.