Learn the Bisection Method by Finding the Square Root of a Number - Step 15

Tell us what’s happening:

‘You should assign the value of mid to low.’ This is what they keep telling even when I have already assigned.

Your code so far

def square_root_bisection(square_target, tolerance=1e-7, max_iterations=100):
    if square_target < 0:
        raise ValueError('Square root of negative number is not defined in real numbers')
    if square_target == 1:
        root = 1
        print(f'The square root of {square_target} is 1')
    elif square_target == 0:
        root = 0
        print(f'The square root of {square_target} is 0')

    else:
        low = 0
        high = max(1, square_target)
        root = None
        
        for _ in range(max_iterations):
            mid = (low + high) / 2
            square_mid = mid**2


# User Editable Region

            if abs(square_mid - square_target) < tolerance:
                root = mid
                break
            elif square_mid < square_target:
                mid = low


# User Editable Region

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Learn the Bisection Method by Finding the Square Root of a Number - Step 15

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remember that assignment is right to left, you are assignming low to mid

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Oh… right. Thanks a lot for your help.

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