FAQ: Code Challenge: Control Flow - Always False


This community-built FAQ covers the “Always False” exercise from the lesson “Code Challenge: Control Flow”.

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Another way to solve this exercise apart:

def always_false(num):
if (num > 0 or num < 1):
return False


I just did

def always_false(num):
return False

lazy, succinct, or bad instructions? :stuck_out_tongue:


the instructions cover this:

An if statement that is always false is called a contradiction. You will rarely want to do this while programming, but it is important to realize it is possible to do this.

Your code speaks volumes why you rarely see an always false if statement.