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Python Functions, Packing, and Unpacking Getting Info In and Out of Functions Functions with Arguments and Returns

Edward Randall
Edward Randall
1,174 Points

I am stuck, help!

Not sure where to go from here. Any suggestions?

Trying to get the function to print the name and 'hello' combined

creating_functions.py
def hello_student(name):
    name = ('Ed')
    greet = ('hello')
    st = greet + name
    return st

hello_student(st)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,736 Points

Hey Edward Randall, you’re very close!

  • a space is needed between the string words
  • the H in Hello needs to be capitalized

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!

Edward Randall
Edward Randall
1,174 Points

Yes I added the space and capitalized H in Hello. However when I do check work I get 'st' is not defined.

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,736 Points

The variable st is only defined inside the function. Using st in the func call is an undefined variable. Replace the st in the call to the function with a defined string such as ”Ed”.

Remember to assign the returned value to hello