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steve.lett777 at gmail.com steve.lett777 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 3 17:49:53 EDT 2017

Can u please tell me why this program does not work in line 28? That is guessesTaken. It reads 0 when it should be a larger number.

I am a beginner having another try to get it!

Thank you, Steve

PS. Python 3.5.1 and Win10

# This is a Guess the Number game.
import random

guessesTaken = 0

print('Hello! What is your name?')
myName = input()

number = random.randint(1, 20)
print('Well, ' + myName + ', I am thinking of a number between 1 and 20.')

for i in range(6):
    print('Take a guess.') # Four spaces in front of "print"
    guess = input()
    guess = int(guess)

    if guess < number:
        print('Your guess is too low.') # Eight spaces in front of "print"

    if guess > number:
        print('Your guess is too high.')

    if guess == number:

if guess == number:
    guessesTaken = str(guessesTaken)
    print('Good job, ' + myName + '! You guessed my number in ' +
      guessesTaken + ' guesses!')

if guess != number:
    number = str(number)
   print('Nope. The number I was thinking of was ' + number + '.')

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