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Python Python Basics Functions and Looping Raise an Exception

What the answer?

suggestinator.py
def suggest(product_idea):
    return product_idea + "inator"
    raise ValueError("Are you sure you don't get it?")

understand = input("Do you understand?  ")
if understand != "yes":
    raise ValueError("Are you sure you don't get it?")

3 Answers

Robin Goyal
Robin Goyal
4,582 Points

The flow of logic for this problem is that if the length of the product idea that is passed into the function is less than 3, then you want to raise a ValueError exception. If the length is not less than 3, then you want to return the product_idea + "inator".

def suggest(product_idea):
    # Check if the length of the product idea is less than 3
    if len(product_idea) < 3:
        # Raise a simple ValueError
        raise ValueError
    # Return the result if product idea length is greater than or equal to 3
    return product_idea + "inator"

If this isn't clear, review the videos and write out the examples that they go over in the course to solidify the concepts. If you have more questions, ask away!

Thank you

Hi,

Whats the as answer for test "raise an exemption"

Question:

Challenge Task 1 of 1 I've made a function that creates brand new product names using "artificial intelligence".

I have a problem though, people keep on adding product ideas that are too short. It makes the suggestions look bad.

Can you please raise a ValueError if the product_idea is less than 3 characters long? product_idea is a string. Thanks in advance!