Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types List Creation

how to create the list for this task im doing what is in the video exactly and keep getting an error

I keep getting a syntax error when creating a list cant seem to figure out what is different to the video.

lists.py
>>> colours_list = [red,blue,pink,orange,green]

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
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Chris Freeman
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Two corrects needed:

  • The assignment should be to colors not "colours_list"
  • The colors in the list need to be quoted strings. Otherwise, they look like (undefined) variable names

Post back if you have more questions. Good Luck!!