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Python Python Basics (2015) Logic in Python Print "hi"

Christian Geib
Christian Geib
826 Points

Printer function - error message

Hi, this is what I got as a function here - any suggestions:

def printer(num, "Hi ") return(num * "Hi") count = int num print(count*"Hi ")

def printer(num, "Hi ")
count = int num
print(count*"Hi ")

1 Answer

Alexandra Barnett
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Alexandra Barnett
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 46,473 Points

Hi Christian! You need to place the count in the brackets as the argument's method and just print that times by the string like so:

def printer(count):
    print("Hi " * count)

Hope that helps - let me know if you have any questions :)

Christian Geib
Christian Geib
826 Points

Thanks Alexandra, you rock. That works!