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Python Python Basics (2015) Python for Beginners Correct errors

Kevin Faust
Kevin Faust
15,353 Points

Python basics last challenge

Hi everyone,

I just started python 30 minutes ago and I cannot seem to get the last challenge. It's a bit too vague for me

name = "kevin"
a = 3


print("Hello")
print(name)

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

print("Thanks for playing along!')

I'm not sure what I should do for adding 5 + "a". I tried removing the quotes and made "a" into a variable but that didn't seem to work either.

Jeffery Austin
Jeffery Austin
8,128 Points

One thing I noticed is that kevin needs to be in quotes.

name = "kevin"

Kevin Faust
Kevin Faust
15,353 Points

Hey Jeffery,

Thanks. I updated my code however it's still not working. I get this error: SyntaxError: EOL while scanning string literal

Jeffery Austin
Jeffery Austin
8,128 Points

Your last line has a single quote ending the statement instead of a double quote

print("Thanks for playing along!")

1 Answer

Jeffery Austin
Jeffery Austin
8,128 Points
name = "kevin"
a = 3


print("Hello")
print(name)

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

print("Thanks for playing along!")