Invalid syntax error

Günther Dietrich gd.usenet at
Sat Mar 10 14:17:06 CET 2012

In article 
<46758542-1bd6-43fe-8e80-bcf14b7d88d8 at>,
 sl33k <ahsanbagwan at> wrote:

>I'm trying project euler problem 3 and I've hit the wall with this
>error. What could be the problem here?
> l=[]
>>>> num=600851475143
>>>> i=1
>>>> while i<=num:
>...     if num%i==0:
>...         l.append(i)
>...     i+=1
>... print max(l)
>  File "<stdin>", line 5
>    print max(l)
>        ^
>SyntaxError: invalid syntax

You have to insert an empty line after the end of the while loop (before 
the print command), so that the interpreter can run and finish the loop 
before it is to print the result.

Best regards,


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