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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types Del

i am stuck on this question can someone help i just started

i am stuck because i don't get the question that much and i don't know what to do

delete.py
current_count = 14
planned = 5
upcoming_releases = 2
Paul West
Paul West
6,925 Points

What it is asking you to do is get rid of the variable with python this is done with the del key word

try this:

current_count = 14 planned = 5 upcoming_releases = 2

del planned

2 Answers

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

Use the del keyword followed by the name of the variable you want to delete.

Emerson Rubio
Emerson Rubio
17,100 Points

These two methods work on Python 2 & 3

method 1

planned = 5
print(planned) #prints 5
del(planned) #deletes the variable planned
print(planned) #Should return this error: "name 'planned' is not defined"

method 2

planned= 5
print planned #prints 5
del planned #deletes the variable planned
print planned #Should return this error: "name 'planned' is not defined"

By using del or del( VARIABLE_HERE ) you can delete any variable. This is how you can delete variables using del!