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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Print "hi"

Christian Trolle
Christian Trolle
508 Points

Function problem - code work in workspaces but not correct

Question is "Write a function named printer. The function should take a single argument, count, and should print "Hi " as many times as the count argument. Remember, you can multiply a string by an integer."

def printer(count): print("Hi " * int(count))


Out put is "Hi Hi"

Why is this not approved ?

def printer(count):
    print("Hi "* int(count))


1 Answer

Ryan S
Ryan S
27,276 Points

Hi Christian,

In the coding challenges you don't need to actually call the function that you are asked to write. When you click "Check Work", it will call it for you and pass in it's own arguments. So you can remove the function call.

Just to point out though, that if you were to call it outside of a code challenge, you'd need to make sure there are no typos. Your function is defined with a lowercase 'p' but you call it with an uppercase. In this challenge it seems that calling the function will still pass, as long as it is without the typo.

Good luck.

Christian Trolle
Christian Trolle
508 Points

Hi Ryan thank you !! New to this game, really nice to get help :)