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Python Python Basics (2015) Python for Beginners Correct errors

jonathan Appiah Bannor
jonathan Appiah Bannor
444 Points

help with task 1. python basics

can you help me with this one? please many thanks

name ="jon"

print("Let's do some math!")
a = 5
print(5 + "a")

print("Thanks for playing along!")

1 Answer

David Evans
David Evans
10,487 Points

Hi Jonathan,

You're very close! You have the right idea with making 'a' a variable, but you have not told the print function to use the variable you created. It is still using the string literal 'a'.

Try changing it to:

print(5 + a)

Hope this helps!