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Chapter 5.6 conditional statement not working properly


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Hi,

Lesson 6 contains a simple game where we define a flowControl() function with the following "if...else" statement:

if answer == ("yes" or "y"):
        displayLesson()
    else:
        useTime()
        print("End program")

If we run the module and input "yes" the statement is true but if we input "y" then we get the false/else statement.  Only the first parameter is considered apparently, if we swap them ("y" or "yes") then "y" would be considered true and "yes" false.

I found that if we remove the round brackets from that line and change the statement to:

if answer == "yes" or "y"

then both parameters work, "yes" and "y" are then considered as a true statement.

Not a big deal, just thought i should mention it.

 

 

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