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

George Lugo
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George Lugo
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 922 Points

what is wrong with my code

try: def add(john, kelsey): total = float(john) + float(kelsey) except ValueError: return None else: return total

trial.py
try:
    def add(john, kelsey):
        total = float(john) + float(kelsey)
except ValueError:
    return None 
else:
    return total

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,450 Points

The function definition line must be first.

I see you've added the function definition back since I answered your previous question. But that needs to come before any of the other code, and not be indented.

Also remember than anything that belongs inside a function must be indented.

Hello

try:
    def add(john, kelsey):


should be

def add(john, kelsey):
    try: