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

Isnt it right?

Why isnt this is right? The string is concatenated.

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

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Hi, Arvind Krishna! You are terribly close. Assuming I called the function and sent in "Arvind" it would return "HelloArvind", but it's expecting "Hello Arvind". You need an extra space in between the "Hello" and the name.

So instead of:

val = "Hello" + name

You would need:

val = "Hello " + name  # see the space after Hello?

Hope this helps! :sparkles: