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"try:" returning invalid syntax

import math def splt(ppl,ttl): if ppl <= 1: raise ValueError("invalid number") return(math.ceil(ppl/ttl)

try: ppl = int(input("how many people? ")) ttl = float(input("how much? ")) rslt = splt(ttl/ppl)

except ValueError as err: print("invalid number")


2 Answers

There are a few other errors but the one you see now is caused by a missing closing parenthesis here:


thank you!!

Had a different program but your answer was helpful. Thank you YZ L.