# File: sumsq.py
# sum the first few squares
#
# Matt Bishop, MHI 289I, Fall 2019
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#
# read in the number to go to
#
try:
upper = int(input("How many squares should I sum? "))
except SyntaxError:
print("Not an integer ... please enter a positive integer!")
except:
print("Something went wrong")
else:
#
# now be sure it's a positve integer
#
if upper > 0:
#
# 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)
else:
print("An integer, but not positive ... please enter a positive integer!")