[Tutor] Need Assistants with Python Please

Emile van Sebille emile at fenx.com
Sun Mar 15 16:53:25 CET 2009

Jared White wrote:
> Good Morning Everyone, 
> I am having a little issue with Python,

Actually, two...

> Hopefully Someone Can Help Me....
> I am trying to Develop a Python program that converts a single fuel 
> rating from mpg to lp100km.
> So far ive come up with this code.  But it seems not to be working,  Can 
> someone please help me figure out what ive done wrong 
> def main ():
>     print "The program converts Miles Per Gallon (US) to Liters Per 100 
> Kilometer."
>     kilometers = input ("What is the Miles Per Gallon?")

Review the use of input at 

>     MilesperUSGallon * (1.60934/3.78541) = kilometersperliter. 
> 1/(kilometers per liter) = liters per kilometer. Liters/kilometer * 100 
> = liters per 100 km.

Read up a little on variable usage.  Start at 



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