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Create a variable named name with your name in it?

how do i make name my name

if name == 'Pierre'

2 Answers

Chaz Watkins
Chaz Watkins
9,879 Points

name = 'Pierre'

This will set variable name to 'Pierre'. Variables must be declared before you can use the if statement as you have above to check if name is actually equal to 'Pierre'.

Hope this helps!

thank you Chaz.. after a bit of a struggle i got it.

but thats a good explination.