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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Try and Except

Try and Except Task 2 of 3

I know what a float is, just can't figure it out

def add(num1, num2):
    return float(num1 + num2)

1 Answer

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,623 Points

Hey Lukas,

You're close, but each variable needs to be converted separately. There are a couple of ways of doing this. You could make a new variable and assign it the converted original variable, but the best way (The DRY way) would be to do it all in the return statement.

def add(num1, num2):
  return float(num1) + float(num2)

Hope that helps. Keep coding! :dizzy:

Thankyou :)