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Can anyone tell me what is wrong with this code? Why is there a syntax error with 'B > 0?'
https://gist.github.com/anonymous/6115943
 one year ago
 one year ago
deerbane Group Title
Can anyone tell me what is wrong with this code? Why is there a syntax error with 'B > 0?' https://gist.github.com/anonymous/6115943
 one year ago
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deerbane Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm sorry, I meant y > 0
 one year ago

deerbane Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
IN the first while statement.
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ultrapuggy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I usually put the condition in parenthesis
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deerbane Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah. Not a bad idea. I will do that and let you know.
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ultrapuggy Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
But you aren't really setting up your variables properly. I'm seeing a and y, which I'm not sure what they mean...I'd assign better variables so that we can troubleshoot better.
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deerbane Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Good call. I am going to go through and be more descriptive and then I'll get back to you.
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deerbane Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
here it is with revisions. https://gist.github.com/anonymous/6116090
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deerbane Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sorry, just a sec. I forgot to convert a couple variables.
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deerbane Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
https://gist.github.com/anonymous/6116132
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medicrobosn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I had a similar problem with the while loop and decided to just declare the variable before i started the loop. Keep at it it will all of a sudden come to you after you are so annoyed with it and it will look easy after that. I spent a major portion of my day/night yesterday conquering this vexing problem.
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Hellvince Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
There's a bunch of issues, regarding loops but also variables names. You should fix your variables names before trying to fix loops. I posted a comment on your Gist
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Hellvince Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Btw, i forked your gist file to show you some naming errors and provide some advices. However, your code still wont work as is, as there are issues regarding your loops and tests (ex: your "if" statement checks if remainder is > 0 while you are already in a "while" loop designed to be executed only if remainder is > 0...).
 11 months ago

room101b Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You have not declared what "remainder" is before the while loop. You cannot perform a comparsion between remainder and 0 unless remainder has a value. Also, you do not have the right number of brackets here: "initialmonthlyballance = round(float(((annualrate /12)*outbal)+outbal, 2)"
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bwCA Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
comments added http://dpaste.com/1324144/
 11 months ago
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