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Python Python Basics (2015) Letter Game App Even or Odd Loop

Shreyas Papinwar
Shreyas Papinwar
2,371 Points

why is it not working?

import random

start = 5

while start != False: number = random.randint(1, 99) if even_odd(number) == True: print("{} is even".format(number)) else: print("{} is odd".format(number)) start = start - 1 def even_odd(num): # If % 2 is 0, the number is even. # Since 0 is falsey, we have to invert it with not. return not num % 2

even.py
import random

start = 5

while start != False:
    number = random.randint(1, 99) 
    if even_odd(number) == True:
        print("{} is even".format(number))
    else:
        print("{} is odd".format(number))
    start = start - 1
def even_odd(num):
    # If % 2 is 0, the number is even.
    # Since 0 is falsey, we have to invert it with not.
    return not num % 2

1 Answer

Evan Trimby
Evan Trimby
5,381 Points

Try moving your function above the main loop.

Evan is right. You must define a function before calling it.