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Confusion over term.

Though I know this has been covered before, what is the difference between "==" and "="?

breaks.py
def loopy(items):
    # Code goes here

1 Answer

Hi Reign

== is a Comparison operator and = is an assignment operator.

see below

a =5 
c = 10

a == c will return False # because your comparing the value of a with the value of c

print (a) # this will return 5

a =10 # here i have re assigned the value of a to 10 using the assignment operator 

print(a) # will return 10 after assignment 

hope this helps

Thanks a mill!!