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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

suggestinator.py sorry I'm stuck again.

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"
if product_idea < len(3):
    raise ValueError("Is your product idea only 3 characters long?")
Pratham Mishra
Pratham Mishra
13,537 Points

check the condition first, in the condition block raise the ValueError and then return the final string.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,570 Points

You've got the right idea, but there are a few issues:

  • all code in a function must be indented
  • the conditional code must be done before the return
  • compare the length of the argument to 3, instead of the argument to the length of 3