## Introduction to Programming using Python 1st Edition

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 1 - Introduction to Computers, Programs, and Python - Section 1.6 - Getting Started with Python - Check Point - MyProgrammingLab - Page 18: 1.28

#### Answer

These are known as comments.

#### Work Step by Step

Comments help programmers communicate a program. They are not programming statements and thus are ignored by the interpreter. In Python, comments are preceded by a pound sign (#) on a line, called a $line$ $comment$, or enclosed between three consecutive single quotation marks $(''')$ on one or several lines, called a $paragraph$ $comment$

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