[Tutor] help with alternate execution
patrick.just4fun at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 12:34:09 CEST 2009
wrobl1rt at cmich.edu wrote:
> Thank you for the reply.. I tried putting the print repr(n)
> before I defined 'n' with raw_input. My script looks like
> def divisible(n):
> if n%3 == 0:
> print n, "is divisible by 3"
> print n, "is not divisible by 3"
> n= raw_input("enter a number= ")
> print repr(n)
> print divisible(n)
> I don't understand what the problem is
The problem is raw_input gives you a string. So in your example n is a
string and when it comes to n%3 python tries to format your string, but
since you haven't any formating symbols in it, it fails.
To fix your program, convert the n to int:
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