Python Python Basics Types and Branching Use an if

seong lee
seong lee
4,503 Points

what went wrong here?

I have no idea what i did wrong. Please help. Thank you in advance

branching.py
favorite_color = input("What is your favorite color?")
if favorite_color == "blue":
    print = ("You must love the sky!")

2 Answers

andren
andren
28,463 Points

The issue is this line:

print = ("You must love the sky!")

The = operator is used to assign data to variables, since you are not assigning a variable here but calling a function it should not be used. If you remove it like this:

print("You must love the sky!")

Then your code will pass.

Also I noticed that you changed the string that was passed to the input function (you removed a space at the end). While doing that seems to be fine for this particular challenge, you should generally avoid modifying any code that is supplied by the code challenge. Doing so even if it is a very minor change will very often mess with the checks the code checker performs, which can mean that your code will be incorrectly labeled as wrong.

seong lee
seong lee
4,503 Points

oh shucks .... That was a stupid mistake. Thank you for your help