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Python Python Basics Meet Python Create a Variable

Taylor Han
Taylor Han
3,701 Points

Python syntax error

The code checker is telling me that I am not referencing the variable favorite_color correctly, but I am not sure what I am doing wrong.

using_variables.py
favorite_color = ('green')
print('The color favorite_color is my favorite!')

1 Answer

Dave Faliskie
Dave Faliskie
17,781 Points

your print statement will literally print the string, so it will print favorite_color instead of the variable value green. There are a few ways to print the variable value one is to use .format()

also your favorite_color variable doesn't need to be a tuple, it can just be a string

favorite_color = 'green'
print('The color {} is my favorite!'.format(favorite_color))