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Python Python Basics (2015) Number Game App String length

Dezhi Zhu
Dezhi Zhu
2,662 Points

What's wrong here?

Create a new function named just_right that takes a single argument, a string. If the length of the string is less than five characters, return "Your string is too short". If the string is longer than five characters, return "Your string is too long". Otherwise, just return True.

strlen.py
def just_right(x):
    if len(x)<5:
        print("Your string is too short.")

    elif len(x)>5:
        print("Your string is too long.")
    else:
        return True

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

In this challenge, your function should return strings, you won't need to print anything.

Christian A. Castro
Christian A. Castro
30,501 Points

Dezhi Zhu You're almost there, in this challenge you're not require to print, be sure to change print for the return keyword. Once you changes that you should be good to go!

For example:

def just_right(x):
         if len(x)<5:
            return("Your string is too short.")
         elif len(x)>5:
            return("Your string is too long.")
         else:
            return True