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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Slices sillyCase

Again.. My code has the correct output but the task says it didnt get the right output..

def sillycase (string):

string_array = list(string)

divider = int(len(string_array) / 2)

first_half = string_array[:divider]
second_half = string_array[divider:]

return ''.join(first_half) + ''.join(second_half).upper() 

When entered "treehouse" in my function it returns "treeHOUSE", just like it should. However the task says this code gives the wrong output..

sillycase.py
def sillycase (string):

    string_array = list(string)

    divider = int(len(string_array) / 2)

    first_half = string_array[:divider]
    second_half = string_array[divider:]

    return ''.join(first_half) + ''.join(second_half).upper() 

1 Answer

Viraj Deshaval
Viraj Deshaval
4,874 Points

It's not working because you are not lower casing the first half of the string. See below:

def sillycase (string): 
    string_array = list(string) 
    divider = int(len(string_array) / 2)
    print(type(divider))
    first_half = string_array[:divider]
    second_half = string_array[divider:] 
    return (''.join(first_half).lower() + ''.join(second_half).upper())

It worked for me. Check this out.

Totally oversaw that! It works now, thanks! :)