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The while loop is similar to an if statement: it executes the code inside of it if some condition is true. The difference is that the while loop will continue to execute as long as the condition is true. In other words, instead of executing if something is true, it executes while that thing is true.

Line 6 decides when the loop will be executed. So, "as long as count is less than 5," the loop will continue to execute. Line 8 increases count by 1. This happens over and over until count equals 5.


Change the loop so it counts up to 9 (inclusive).

Be careful not to change or remove the count += 1 bit—if Python has no way to increase count, your loop could go on forever and become an infinite loop which could crash your computer / browser!

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To make sure your loop counts up to 9, your condition should be count < 10 (or <= 9).