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Python Python Basics (2015) Python for Beginners Create a variable

Create a variable

Can't get it right. Can someone help me?

'name = "Simon"'

2 Answers

# no need for the ' '

name = "Simon"

Hi Simon,

If you haven't figured it out yet, the reason your code didn't work before was because you were making your entire line of code a string. You need to have your variable store something, in this case its a string of your name.