### Tell us what’s happening:

If i leave it like that it gives me an output that seems correct but it doesn’t let me continue.

The hint is " You should have `if verify_card_number(translated_card_number):`

within the `main`

function."

but if i put the colon at the it sends an error.

### Your code so far

```
def verify_card_number(card_number):
sum_of_odd_digits = 0
card_number_reversed = card_number[::-1]
odd_digits = card_number_reversed[::2]
for digit in odd_digits:
sum_of_odd_digits += int(digit)
sum_of_even_digits = 0
even_digits = card_number_reversed[1::2]
for digit in even_digits:
number = int(digit) * 2
if number >= 10:
number = (number // 10) + (number % 10)
sum_of_even_digits += number
total = sum_of_odd_digits + sum_of_even_digits
print(total)
return total % 10 == 0
# User Editable Region
def main():
card_number = '4111-1111-4555-1142'
card_translation = str.maketrans({'-': '', ' ': ''})
translated_card_number = card_number.translate(card_translation)
if verify_card_number(translated_card_number) == True:
print("VALID!")
else:
print("INVALID!")
# User Editable Region
main()
```

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### Challenge Information:

Learn How to Work with Numbers and Strings by Implementing the Luhn Algorithm - Step 33