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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App Squared

Lin Jyunsian
Lin Jyunsian
1,956 Points

what is the answer

what is the answer

# squared(5) would return 25
# squared("2") would return 4
# squared("tim") would return "timtimtim"
def squared(value):
        if int(value) == True:
            return value ** 2
    except TypeError:
        return value * len(value)

1 Answer

Taylor Schimek
Taylor Schimek
19,318 Points

Howdy Lin, First off, you don't need the if statement. Just TRY to return int(value) ** 2.
Secondly, you have the wrong error in the except. int() will take a string if the string is only of numbers, which it'll turn into an int. Therefore, TypeError isn't correct. Instead, try ValueError.