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Python Python Basics (Retired) Things That Count Things That Count

Jeff McCullough
Jeff McCullough
5,874 Points

Python Basics Challenge Task 3

I can't get the third line to work. I'm getting an error saying that the variable "summary" needs to be a string. I just can't seem to get this to work without breaking any other parts of the code.

age = 38
days = (int(age) * 52) * 7
summary = print("I am {} days old!".format(days))

2 Answers

Hi Jeff.

Well I can't be sure that my help is correct but you could try this (as the error says the summary variable has to be a string):

    summary = "I am {} days old!".format(days)

You don't need the print function because by declaring variables - what's on the right side get evaluated first and then written into the variable.

Jeff McCullough
Jeff McCullough
5,874 Points

That did work that way. Thanks Nejc.