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Python Python Basics (2015) Python for Beginners Correct errors

Chase Lipscomb
Chase Lipscomb
218 Points

How to add a integer and a letter? Python basics

Line 5, besides that is anything wrong? Do i need to define the name in line 2?


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

print("Thanks for playing along!")

1 Answer

There are a few things:

  • name is not defined, so Python spits an error.
  • You can't add a string and a number together. You can add a number with a variable containing a number, though.
  • With theses in mind, you may need to define two variables: name and a.
  • You should remove the quotes around aso that Python understands that you aren't trying to make a string.