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

Niquan Colclough
Niquan Colclough
3,029 Points

try block

I don't know what I'm missing or what I'm doing wrong.

trial.py
def add(num1, num2):
try:
    a = float(num1)
    b = float(num2)
except ValueError:
    return None
else:
     return (a + b)

1 Answer

Oszkár Fehér
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Oszkár Fehér
Treehouse Project Reviewer

Hi Niquan. Your function works well if it's indented correctly, the try and except blocks should be inside the function,

def add(num1, num2):
    try:
        a = float(num1)
        b = float(num2)
    except ValueError:
        return None
    else:
        return (a + b)

I hope it helps you.Happy coding

Niquan Colclough
Niquan Colclough
3,029 Points

Hey! My function was not properly formatted, thanks a lot!