"List index out of range" Error


#1



I keep on getting this error when I use values greater than 5:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "python", line 33, in
IndexError: list index out of range

This is the exercise:
https://www.codecademy.com/en/courses/python-beginner-en-4XuFm/1/3?curriculum_id=4f89dab3d788890003000096


Other error message:
Oops, try again. Your code looks a bit off. Check the Hint if you need help! Your code threw the following error: list index out of range

The correct code should print "Oops, that's not even in the ocean."

from random import randint

board = []

for x in range(0, 5):
    board.append(["O"] * 5)

def print_board(board):
    for row in board:
        print " ".join(row)

print_board(board)

def random_row(board):
    return randint(0, len(board) - 1)

def random_col(board):
    return randint(0, len(board[0]) - 1)

ship_row = random_row(board)
ship_col = random_col(board)
guess_row = int(raw_input("Guess Row:"))
guess_col = int(raw_input("Guess Col:"))

print ship_row
print ship_col

# Write your code below!
if guess_row == ship_row and guess_col == ship_col:
    print "Congratulations! You sank my battleship!"
else:
    print "You missed my battleship!"
    board[guess_row][guess_col] = "X"
    print_board(board)
    if guess_row not in range(5) or \
    guess_col not in range(5):
        print "Oops, that's not even in the ocean."
    else:
        print "You missed my battleship!"
        board[guess_row][guess_col] = "X"
        print_board(board)


#2

Take a look at your else statement. It should only contain another if/else statement and nothing else.


#3

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