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C# C# Objects Inheritance Catching Exceptions

Ikechukwu Arum
Ikechukwu Arum
5,337 Points

what is wrong with my try-catch code? please help

using System; int value = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());

try{ (value < 0 || value > 20) }

catch(Exception) {

    Console.WriteLine("Value is out of bounds!");
}

Console.WriteLine(string.Format("You entered {0}",value));

Program.cs
using System;
int value = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());

try{ 
    (value < 0 || value > 20)
}

    catch(Exception) {

        Console.WriteLine("Value is out of bounds!");
    }

Console.WriteLine(string.Format("You entered {0}",value));
Thor Giversen
Thor Giversen
771 Points
int value = int.Parse(Console.ReadLine());

try
{
    if (!(value < 0 || value > 20))
    {
        Console.WriteLine(string.Format("You entered {0}",value));
    }
    else
    {
        Console.WriteLine("Value is out of bounds!");
    }
}    
catch (Exception e)
{
     Console.WriteLine("Value is out of bounds!");
}

Hope this helps

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,501 Points

:warning: Note: this solution is not in accordance with the challenge instructions. It does, however, successfully exploit a bug in the validator to receive a "pass" result.

If you submit this in a bug report to Support, you might earn an "Exterminator" badge for the discovery.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,501 Points

Don't remove any of the code originally provided.

The entire "if" statement wth the following code block should be enclosed in the "try" block.