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I am not able to proceed on this challenge after attempting the first question l am receiving the following error message

" Oh no! There was a communication problem.

If you continue experiencing problems, please contact support at help@teamtreehouse.com."

Please assist.

age = "37"

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

When a communication error happens it sometimes helps to reload the page and restart the challenge.

For the first challenge step, it asks for your age as an integer not a string. try age = 37