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x = input if x = 3 print("It is three") Showing an error on line 2, explain someone please what is wrong?

31st Dec 2016, 3:13 AM
Лилия Устинова
Лилия Устинова - avatar
3 Answers
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If I want to do it in C++, I'll write it this way: int input = (something); int x = input; if (x == 3) { cout << "It is three"; } For the error, I assume it is because you don't have any ( ) around x = 3. Also x =3 is wrong, it must be x == 3 because you are not giving x value, instead you are comparing its value.
31st Dec 2016, 3:53 AM
Kourosh Azizi
Kourosh Azizi - avatar
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x=input () #you missed () if x==3: #you missed == and : print ("it is three")
31st Dec 2016, 7:56 AM
Minovsky - avatar
It's because you are using 1 equal instead of 2. when you write this a = 5 You are using the assignment operator, which stores the number 5 on the variable a. When you write this a==5 You are comparing the value stored in variable a with the number 5, checking for equality. This is the equals operator, and returns a boolean. You get a syntax error because you are not comparing, instead, you are assigning a variable.
31st Dec 2016, 3:51 AM
Alejandro Aristizabal
Alejandro Aristizabal - avatar