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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Print "hi"

Rusty Flick
Rusty Flick
1,099 Points

I watched your video over and over again and I still don't understand how complete the (print "Hi") challenge correctly.

I dont' know what it means to take a single argument and print "Hi " as many times as the argument. Can someone better explain how to do this?

printer.py

2 Answers

Lisa Pitts
Lisa Pitts
3,249 Points

Hi Rusty,

I just completed this one a minute ago! I'm brand new and just learning, so this may not be a "professional" answer, but I first wrote out the function and named it count, like this def printer(count): and then when you write out print, in the parentheses you can put in "Hi" and use the * symbol to multiply by count. I just typed the word "count" in after the multiply symbol, without the quotes though.

If you want to type what you've done, I could look at it more.

Moderator Edited: Moved response from a Comment to an Answer, so it may possibly be up-voted and/or marked as Best Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

It doesn't look like you've written any code yet. You should at least give it a "good faith" attempt before giving up.

The challenge itself gave a hint about how to "multiply" a string, and Lisa rephrased it for you.

If you're not sure how to build a function at all, you may want to review this video, particularly from time index 1:30.

Rusty Flick
Rusty Flick
1,099 Points

I have written some code. I've been messing around with it for about an hour. Perhaps I didn't "save".