# File: sumsq.py
# sum the first few squares
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# Matt Bishop, ECS 10, Spring 2014
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# read in the number to go to
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try:
upper = int(input("How many squares should I sum? "))
except:
print("Please enter a positive number!")
else:
#
# add them up!
#
total = 0
for i in range(1, upper+1):
total += i ** 2
print("The sum of the first", upper, "squares is", total)