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Python Python Basics (2015) Python for Beginners Correct errors

keep getting EOL syntax error for this line of code: print(5 + "a")

please help

name = Charles

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

print("Thanks for playing along!')

1 Answer

Alex Koumparos
Alex Koumparos
Python Development Techdegree Student 36,886 Points

Hi Charles,

Are you sure the line causing the EOL syntax error is the print (5 + "a") line? That line does have an error but it generates a TypeError not a SyntaxError.

I was able to make this message go away by correcting the error on the bottom line (which does have a SyntaxError)