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Python Functions, Packing, and Unpacking Getting Info In and Out of Functions Functions with Arguments and Returns

Nicole A
Nicole A
1,790 Points

invalid syntax

I'm not sure where I've gone wrong. I keep getting "invalid syntax" on line 2.

creating_functions.py
def hello_student(name):
    val = ("Hello " name)
    return val

1 Answer

Jeff Muday
MOD
Jeff Muday
Treehouse Moderator 27,653 Points

A little work on the syntax and you would have had it!

There are quite a few correct ways to do this. Here is a simple concatenation of string.

def hello_student(name):
    val = "Hello " +  name
    return val

Good luck with your Python journey!

Nicole A
Nicole A
1,790 Points

Thank you, Jeff.