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Python Python Basics Meet Python Create a Variable

I've been stuck on this variables question for a week... what is the answer supposed to be?

using_variables.py
favorite_color = "blue"
print("The color", favorite_color, "is my favorite!")

3 Answers

Travis Alstrand
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Travis Alstrand
Data Analysis Techdegree Graduate 47,459 Points

I would try just adding spaces at the end of the first string and beginning of the second. These challenges can be extremely picky so always try to double check things like this.

Also, please don't stress yourself and wait so long to ask for help! You essentially had this right so don't feel discouraged! Just a picky challenge is all.

favorite_color = "blue"
print("The color ", favorite_color, " is my favorite!")
Clayton Perszyk
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Clayton Perszyk
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Is the challenge failing? I just copied/pasted your code and it passed without any changes.

Travis Alstrand
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Travis Alstrand
Data Analysis Techdegree Graduate 47,459 Points

Clayton Perszyk , Do you mean you copied mine or Caitlin's code?

If you copied mine, it's because like I said, I added spaces after "color" and before "is". Without the spaces it would print like

The colorblueis my favorite!
Clayton Perszyk
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Clayton Perszyk
Treehouse Moderator 48,836 Points

Travis Alstrand I copied Caitlin's directly... and I get "The color blue is my favorite!"

Travis Alstrand
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Travis Alstrand
Data Analysis Techdegree Graduate 47,459 Points

Yes you're right, I just tried it as well! 🤯

Somebody must have adjusted the test with this challenge since this was posted to be more lenient haha. 🎉