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Python Python Basics Types and Branching Comparisons

Wendy Shi
Wendy Shi
195 Points

I followed the steps and it shows me I have syntax errors and 'python' is not defined.

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,920 Points

Your code seems to be good, with no syntax errors. :+1:

So what might be happening is that you have already started python and are putting in the command to run the program that you would normally give to the console.

If you see ">>>" at the beginning of the line, you are already running python. Type a Ctrl-D (or "exit()") to get back to the console prompt, which will show "treehouse:~/workspace$". Then you can type "python hello.py" to run your program.