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Mark Kohner
Mark Kohner
1,121 Points

while True: infinite loop breaks prematurely

I am trying to get numbers from input, print them out, and return the numbers. I am having issues, however, getting the input to 'keep getting asked' while the loop is running. Why is this exiting early, or running but not getting more inputs?

print('Enter some numbers')
def numba():
    while True:
        entered = input('enter numbers and type done to quit')
        if entered == 'done':

why isn't this saying: Print some numbesr

input for entering numbers

-> returned number

input for entering numbers

-> returned number

input for entering numbers

->done -> break -> ->print 'Done' ?

1 Answer

Cindy Lea
Cindy Lea
Courses Plus Student 6,497 Points

I think you need to enclose your if statement. You need to print before you break also.