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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

Shirley Acquah
Shirley Acquah
273 Points

Raising an exception

I'm having problems understanding this topic and also my codes aren't running. Thanks

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    if product_idea < 3:
        raise ValueError("more ideas please")
    return product_idea + "inator"

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,378 Points

You're close, but the "product_idea" is a string and you can't compare it directly with the number 3. But what you probably really want to do is compare the length of it to 3.

Shirley Acquah
Shirley Acquah
273 Points

Thanks a lot. The code run now(smiley emoji)