[Tutor] "TypeError: 'int' object is not callable"??
maxnoel_fr at yahoo.fr
Wed Dec 8 18:11:42 CET 2004
On Dec 8, 2004, at 17:01, Dick Moores wrote:
> I got this error msg for this line of code:
> n = -(2(a**3.0)/27.0 - a*b/3.0 + c)
> (where a = 1, b = 2, c = 3)
> And was baffled until I realized the line should be
> n = -(2*(a**3.0)/27.0 - a*b/3.0 + c)
> But I still don't understand what "callable" means. Can someone help?
Basically, when you try to execute your first line, the program tries
to call the function 2 on the argument (a**3.0). Which of course fails,
because 2 is an int, not a "callable" object (function, method, lambda
or class). Hence "'int' object is not callable".
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