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Asher OrrPython Development Techdegree Graduate 9,086 Points
Hi Julie! I got this error when I ran your program:
line 10, in <module> is_fizz = number % 3 == 0 TypeError: not all arguments converted during string formatting
Remember: a TypeError represents an error when an operation can't be performed (usually, but not always) because a value is not of the expected type.
Here's why you're getting this error:
Check out line 3 and 4 of your code:
number = input("Please enter a number: ") # asks for input and stores their response (a string) in the variable "number." numb = int(number) # converts the variable "number" to an integer # stores the integer in a variable called "numb"
Then look at lines 10 and 11:
is_fizz = number % 3 == 0 is_buzz = number % 5 == 0
The variable "number" holds a string. You can't divide a string by 3 or 5.
Try replacing that variable with numb in lines 10-11. I think that will fix your problem.
Let me know if you need more help!