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My program won't run!
AbdulQurashi (2)

Please correct my code:

Number = int(input("Enter a number"))
step2 = print("now double your number", Number)
step3 = int(input(step2))

if step3 == Number * 2:
step4 = int(input("Now add 4"))
print("You are incorrect, please try again")

if step4 == step3 + 4:
step5 = int(input("Now halve your number"))
print("You are incorect, please try again")

if step5 == step4 / 2:
step6 = int(
input("Now substract the number you have now from your first number",
print("You are incorrect, please try again")

if step6 == step5 - Number:
print("Your number is 2")
print("You are incorrect, please try again")

Answered by heyitsmarcus (287) [earned 5 cycles]
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heyitsmarcus (287)

To fix the program, I just really added a "quit()" line after any incorrect guesses in the path. You don't want a user to continue if the math wasn't correct. And then, I just formatted it just a bit nicer.

Please upvote if I was helpful =]

Here is the new REPL:

AbdulQurashi (2)

Thanks a lot, it worked perfectly and looked way nicer.

heyitsmarcus (287)

@AbdulQurashi You are most welcome! It will come together for you soon, and you'll be making awesome programs! :)


Hey. I’m actually useful. I fixed your code @AbdulQurashi
Turns out you just need to learn to indent. Btw please Upvote my comment if it works for you now

katyadee (1127)

@MATTHEWBECHTEL Hey there, this isn't very nice :/ Please be respectful when answering questions. Everyone's at a different place in their journey.


When I said they’re error was indenting you thought it wasn’t nice? If so, I didn’t mean it like that. I meant I saw a common error for python users which was indenting. @katyadee

AbdulQurashi (2)

When I ran your program it still never worked:
Enter a number6
now double your number 6
Now add 416
Now halve your number8
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 17, in <module>
TypeError: input expected at most 1 arguments, got 2

Thanks for trying though.


Have you defined your variables? I think I saw that you did but I’m not sure if you did them correctly.


I’m not the best programmer but lemme have the link and I’ll fork and run it. @AbdulQurashi