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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types Del

Larry Bailey
Larry Bailey
135 Points

need help adding a variable total

one a quiz and need to add a variable named total

current_count = 14
planned = 5
upcoming_releases = 2
del current_count
del planned
del upcoming_releases

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,404 Points

To make a new variable, assign any value to that variable.

total = <some value>

The value can be any object or expression, such as, var1 + var2.

:warning: Be careful of the extraneous del statements. You can not add current_count to total if current_count has already been deleted. The deletion causes a NameError since current_count would no longer be found.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!