Find Average of User Input Defined number of Scores
 Find Average of User Input Defined number of Scores DustinKlent Programmer named Tim Posts: 13 Threads: 8 Joined: Oct 2019 Reputation: Oct-24-2019, 11:53 PM I am attempting to write a short practice script that finds the average of a user defined number of scores. Here is the code I have: total = int(input('How many scores are there? ')) total_sum = 0 for i in range(total): Scores = float(input('Enter a score : ')) total_sum += Scores avg = Scores / total_sum print ('The average of the scores is: ', avg)My goal is for this to calculate the average but it doesn't seem to be doing that. What it's doing is calculating something else. No matter how I change it up it keeps giving me odd answers. Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong? Reply Larz60+ aetate et sapientia Posts: 10,858 Threads: 410 Joined: Sep 2016 Reputation: Oct-25-2019, 12:40 AM scores = [] while True: try: score = int(input('Enter a score or -1 to quit: ')) except ValueError: print(f"Please enter a number") continue if score == -1: break scores.append(score) print(f"Mean of scores is {sum(scores)/len(scores)}") Reply

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