Taking a Vacation


Oops, try again. hotel_cost(1) raised an error: maximum recursion depth exceeded

im not sure what ive done wrong

def hotel_cost(nights):
    return hotel_cost(140 * nights)
def plane_ride_cost(city):
    if city == "Charlotte":
        return 183
    elif city == "Tampa":
        return 220
    elif city == "Pittsburgh":
        return 222
    elif city == "Los Angeles":
        return 475
def rental_car_cost(days):
    cost =  40 * days

    if days >= 7:
       return cost - 50

    elif days >= 3:
        return cost - 20
    return cost

def trip_cost(city, days):
    return rental_car_cost(days)+hotel_cost(days)+plane_ride_cost(city)


Hi, @corerunner16726 ,

You have this inside the hotel_cost function ...

return hotel_cost(140 * nights)

That is an example of recursion, whereby a function calls itself. Sometimes, that is a valid strategy, but it would need to be performed in a manner that prevents the recursion from occurring indefinitely.

In this particular case, do you need to have the function call itself?


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