Python homework question


Write a small program that allows a user to divide two numbers (i.e., a fraction). Your program should: a. Be saved as a python file (name it appropriately) b. Contain a function performing the division and display operations with certain conditions: i. When the user enters 0 as denominator and runs the program, the on-screen display should be: Error – You cannot divide by 0. Please choose an appropriate denominator. ii. Otherwise, the user must see on screen something in the form: “my 1st number”/“my 2 nd number” = “my answer”. E.g., say, the user’s numbers are 1 and 2. The program should display: 1/2 = 0.5

…I am completely stuck on this, I have tried many different methods of code which just isn’t working for me, I get one part of it to work and then the next part does not. Please can somebody help? any tips would be appreciated.

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Bobby Iliev
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June 7, 2021
Accepted Answer

Hi there,

Here is an example code that should cover all of the requirements:

def devide(num1, num2):

    if num1 == 0 or num2 == 0 :
      print("Please choose anappropriate denominator")
      result = num1 / num2
      print(f"{num1} / {num2} = {result}")


Hope that this helps. Regards, Bobby