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# Task 1 TypeError

I keep getting typeErrors.. I'm having a hard time grasping remembering what I've learnt from the videos. Someone any tips for me?

strlen.py
```def just_right():
string = []
while len (string) < [5]:
try:
length = int(input("You string is too short"))
except ValueError:
print("Your string is too long")

string.append(length)

just_right()
```

Lets go through the question and we'll solve the task and learn while doing that.

# create a new function

```def just_right():
```

# the function takes a single argument

```def just_right(string_argument):
```

# if length of argument is less than five, return...

```    if len(string_argument) < 5:
return "Your string is too short"
```

# if length is more than 5 return ...

```    elif len(string_argument) > 5:
return "Your string is too long"
```

# other wise return true

```    return True
#OR since the program-control will come out of if&elif, in case the length of string is 5 so doesn't matter if we return through else or through the program, Right?
else:
return True
```

Final Solution(remember the indentation)

```def just_right(string_argument):
if len(string_argument) < 5:
return "Your string is too short"
elif len(string_argument) > 5:
return "Your string is too long"
return True
```

OR

```def just_right(string_argument):
if len(string_argument) < 5:
return "Your string is too short"
elif len(string_argument) > 5:
return "Your string is too long"
else:
return True
```

Now lets call the function: just_right("123456")

And hard time while learning and remembering??? it quite common, don't stress yourself. give it time :) You already are smart that you opted for Python, i started with C/C++ and i couldn't understand a thing for a year.

!Dont tell that to my manager =D. Enjoy coding.

Hope this helps!