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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Conditional Value

Can't grasp what the task is asking of me!

I get how if works but how am I setting up a condition for age if there isn't an age variable? and what does admitted with the variable of none have to do with age being <= 13?

admitted = None

sorry admitted with the value of none.

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

There are many services out there that require a user to be age 13 to use them. Among them, Facebook and Steam. Here it's starting out with admitted = None. It's doing that because if admitted is not explicitly set to true we don't want them to be able to use the services. So we start out assuming that the person isn't allowed to use the services.

The age variable is being generated by Treehouse. They're going to send in different values to the age variable to test your code. In fact, if you overwrite what they're sending by resetting the value of age, the challenge will fail. Give it another shot with these things in mind! :sparkles: