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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception


I am quite stuck. Don;t know how to proceed.

def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"
if product_idea + "inator" len 3>: 
raise ValueError

2 Answers

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,893 Points

Hey Jack Grundy,

The form of your answer should be:

def funcname(param):
    if cond:
        raise Error:
    return  string

Remember if you are comparing lengths of a string use len(string) < 3. However, if you modify the base string by adding "inator", then you also have to increase the comparison to <9. Maybe check just the passed in string length, then either raise the error or return the string.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!

Brandon Sanderson
Brandon Sanderson
5,462 Points

def suggest(product_idea): product_idea = input("Enter Product") if len(product_idea) < 3: raise ValueError("Are you sure you don't get it") return product_idea + "inator"

it got error!!

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,893 Points

Remove the input line. The value of product_idea is passed into the function through calling the function with an argument. Having the input line overwrites the argument passed in.