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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types String concatenation

Ramon Berke
Ramon Berke
637 Points

I am stuck in the Challenge Task 2 of 2 in python Basics. Can someone say where I did the mistake.

I already defined the variable name as my name "Ramon" and then the second task says "OK! Make a new variable named subject that concatenates (uses the + sign) the string "Treehouse loves" and your name variable. You've probably received an email or two with this subject already!" I wroted this: name = "Ramon" subject = "Treehouse loves" subject += name

The bummer says "Remember that using + means your strings need extra spaces". where is my mistake?

strings.py
name = "Ramon"
subject = "Treehouse loves"
subject += name

the error is that you are deining the variable subject once again so you should be using the same variable so t would be subkect= "treehouse loves" + name

1 Answer

Ideally, you should just do the 2nd part of the challenge in the assignment of the string to the variable subject. I don't know if that is causing a problem; as you currently have it coded there is no space between the word loves and Ramon, so that is most likely why it is not passing.

name = "Ramon"
subject = "Treehouse loves  " + name
Ramon Berke
Ramon Berke
637 Points

Thank you so much. You were right, I did it like this and it worked.