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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raising Exceptions

String error

Ok,the code works perfectly when you type invalid number(<=1),but when I type some string instead of number, the code seem to ignore the ValueError message, it says "could not convert string to float: "..." instead, but when I type -21,it says my ValuEerror message which I gave in my function def,I think that I have to add some line which also says that the value error message can be raise if I type string as well, like this if number_of_people <= 1 and number_of_people == str(): .. but it doesn't seem to work that way.....

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,039 Points

This sounds normal. When the conversion fails, it's the system that raises the error, not your code. But you still catch it and print it. The system is providing the other message.