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Assigning an integer within the code

Could you not have just assigned the integer within the code like this?

number_of_tickets = int(input("Welcome {}, how many tickets would you like? ".format(name)))

What would be wrong with this?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,476 Points

This code looks perfectly fine. You didn't mention what you are comparing it to, but it's very common for there to be more than one way to accomplish a particular programming task. The one shown in the course is usually chosen to clearly indicate a specific concept and likely will not be the only (or even most efficient) solution possible.