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[SOLVED] IndexError: string index out of range
I am getting a IndexError: string index out of range
here is my code. I tripled check that it's the same as the teachers code but still I get this error.
Here is my code
user_string = input("What's your word? ") user_num = input("What's your number? ") try: our_num = int(user_num) except: our_num = float(user_num) if not '.' in user_num: print(user_string[our_num]) else: ratio = round(len(user_string)*our_num) print(user_string[ratio])
EDIT: Never mind I got it. Silly me I used a small word and chose a big number.. That's why.
Oxana Nefedova4,878 Points
You are right. Look at the formula : ratio = round(len(user_string)*our_num). If you take float number - 0.1 and word - Lord Hamish (two spaces). you get back - letter. IndexError: string index out of range - it's mean that you take big float number