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

Ryan Sladek
Ryan Sladek
427 Points

How to find the right number of "Hi's"

I think I am having a problem figuring out how to get this code to loop. With the code I have right now my error message says "The number of "Hi's" is not specified.

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

1 Answer

Keifer Joedicker
Keifer Joedicker
5,869 Points

Look at the count argument as an alias for the number that will pass through when the function is called.

Your code is a template for how that function's alias will be manipulated.

The number passed through will be used to return a new string with "Hi" repeated count amount of times.

so the template to follow in order to return the desired outcome is ("Hi" * count):


"Hi " * 1 = "Hi "


"Hi " * 2 = "Hi Hi "


"Hi " * 3 = "Hi Hi Hi "

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

("Hi" * count) = Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi (Does count mean (multiply by 5?))