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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Slices Slice Functions

OK, try this one on for size: create a new function named odds that re

Please help me out.

def first_4(z):
    return z[:4]

def first_and_last_4(x):
    return x[:4] + x[-4:]

def odds(a):    
    for i, y in enumerate(odds):
        if i%2!=0:
            return i, y
Jose Lopez
Jose Lopez
4,615 Points

What are you trying to do?

Im trying to complete the folowing:

create a new function named odds that returns every item with an odd index in a provided iterable. For example, it would return the items at index 1, 3, and so on.

Please ignore the first two functions as they relates to previous challenges (def first_4 & first_and_last_4)

12,964 Points

Remember what you're working with. Hint: [::]

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,501 Points

As nakalkucing hinted, the purpose of this exercise is to practice using slices, so you can expect each task to be solved using one or more slices.

In particular, you will not need a loop, or a conditional test.