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Python Python Basics (2015) Python for Beginners Correct errors

Ryan Carrillo
Ryan Carrillo
609 Points

Name 'name is not defined

Hello,

I understand the code is looking for the name but its not finding one. How would I put in the function so the name would be defined?

errors.py
print("Hello")
print(name)

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

print("Thanks for playing along!")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,967 Points

Since the instructions aren't specific, there's two different ways to solve this. One would be to replace the word name with some literal value, like a number or a string in quotes.

The other would be to define name before the line that uses it, for example:

name = "Joe"
print(name)  # now it is defined and won't cause an error