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Old 10-07-2019, 07:00 AM   #1
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Python Syntax Error


Very simple Python question

This code comes at the beginning of a program before a while statement

Code:
A = int(input("A ="))
N = int(input("N ="))

PrN = (1/A)*(((N-N/A)/N)
imp = 1/PrN
when run produces
Code:
imp = 1/PrN
  ^ Syntax Error
Why is this a syntax error?
 
Old 10-07-2019, 07:26 AM   #2
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Mismatched number of parentheses:
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Originally Posted by Gyroman View Post
Code:
PrN = (1/A)*(((N-N/A)/N)
imp = 1/PrN
 
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Old 10-07-2019, 09:32 AM   #3
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Whole thing is a mess.

Code:
>>> A = 5
>>> N = 2
>>> PrN = ((1/(A))*((N)-((N)/(A)))/(N))
>>> imp = (1/(PrN))
>>> print(imp)
6.249999999999999
 
Old 10-07-2019, 03:39 PM   #4
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Whole thing is a mess.

Code:
>>> A = 5
>>> N = 2
>>> PrN = ((1/(A))*((N)-((N)/(A)))/(N))
>>> imp = (1/(PrN))
>>> print(imp)
6.249999999999999
Yes it was a mess but brackets around individual variables are unnesessary and confusing..

PrN = (1/A)*((N-N/A)/N)

works fine thank you.
 
  


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