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Python Python Basics Meet Python Code Challenges

I noticed Craig changed "Ada" to 11. Is it that we don't need quotes for numbers?

first_name = "Ada" vs first_name = 11

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

Hey shaylee pavlis, there is a bit more in the details.

”Ada” is a string and 11 is an int (an integer). Integers are different than a string of numbers such as ”11”. The int object can be directly used in math calculations, but the individual digits of the number are not readily available.

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