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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Conditional Value

Can someone please help with this If statement from this exercise?

I'm going to create a variable named age. I need you to make an if condition that sets admitted to True if age is 13 or more

This is my code below (sorry if not formatted correctly) but why does it start with admitted = none?

admitted = None if age > 13: return admitted = True

admitted = None
if age > 13:
    return admitted = True

3 Answers

Julian Gutierrez
Julian Gutierrez
19,201 Points

You're close, there is no need to use return, simply set admitted to True.

admitted = None

if age >= 13:
    admitted = True

Sorry created a new post below but does the top line admitted = none remain as is provided in this exercise?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
224,807 Points

Starting with admitted set to True establishes a default value in case the condition does not change it.

But the instructions asked for a condition that "sets admitted to True if age is 13 or more", and the condition in the code above test for more than 13.

And you would only return from inside a function. Here you only need a simple assignment.

I am confused about the first line 'admitted = none' that is already in this exercise. Should this top line remain in this exercise before the If statement??