# [Tutor] FW: urgent help!! THANKS EVERYONE!

Fri Nov 18 16:26:32 CET 2011

```Forwarding to the list since I wasn't the only person who helped ;)

Ramit

Ramit Prasad | JPMorgan Chase Investment Bank | Currencies Technology
712 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
work phone: 713 - 216 - 5423

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Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2011 6:08 PM
Subject: RE: [Tutor] urgent help!! THANKS EVERYONE!

Thanks for your help i just got it going my way below - but your way looks easier and better!
thanks for all your help everyone.  feel free to comment on my method - its awkward but it works..........

def exchange(cash_in):
euro=1
dollar=1.35
base=50
if cash_in>base:
totalreturn=cash_in*dollar
else:
totalreturn=0

def main():
amount=0
amount = float(raw_input('how much do you want to change:'))
while amount<50:
print 'enter an amount over 50'
amount = float(raw_input('how much do you want to change:'))
else:
total=exchange(amount)
print 'Your exchange comes to: ',total

main()

> To: kellyadrian at hotmail.com; waynejwerner at gmail.com
> CC: tutor at python.org
> Subject: RE: [Tutor] urgent help!!!!!!!!!!!
> Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 23:43:10 +0000
>
> def exchange(cash_in):
>     euro=1
>     dollar=1.35
>     base=50
>     if cash_in>base:
>         totalreturn=cash_in*dollar
>     else:
>         totalreturn=0
>
> amount=0
> # this would be better placed inside the main function.
> def main():
>     while amount<50:
>         amount = raw_input(float('how much do you want to change:'))
> # This should be
> # amount = float( raw_input('how much do you want to change:' ) )
>     if amount<50:
>         total=0
>         print 'enter an amount over 50: '
>     else:
>         total=exchange(amount)
>         print 'Your exchange comes to: ',total
>
>
> Ramit
>
>
> Ramit Prasad | JPMorgan Chase Investment Bank | Currencies Technology
> 712 Main Street | Houston, TX 77002
> work phone: 713 - 216 - 5423
>
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