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Python Python Basics (2015) Python for Beginners Correct errors

I don't seem to understand where exactly is the SyntaxError

I introduced a name before calling in the "print" command, tried to fix in the errors by changing the string to a variable, and changed the quote at the end of the last statement.


print("Let's do some math!")
print(5 + "a")

print("Thanks for playing along!')
      print("Thanks for playing along!")

3 Answers

Jakob Hansen
Jakob Hansen
13,746 Points

Indentation and using undeclared variables is the problem.


should look like this


another thing is that you're trying use the variable name, on line 2 in the print(name), before having declared it on line 3.

You're indenting the print("5"+"5") again, which doesn't work. Indentation matters in Python :)

and finally in the second last print statement, you have mixed " and ´ if you open a string with a quatotion mark (") it needs to end with a quotation mark as well :) You can't open with a (") and close it with a (´)

Sorry my code got cut off. Change

print(name) to print("name")

You don't need to add anything. Just fix the errors in the code. For example:

should be changed to: