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

Please help me out.

slices.py
```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
odds(odds)
```

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)

## 1 Answer

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.