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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types Use .split() and .join()

Am I doing something Wrong? Test 3 says Test 1 isn't passing, even though original variable isn't modified.

Test 3, even though it is designed to create a new variable, says test 1 isn't passing. I can't find anyway around it.

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"

sundaes = available.split(';')

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}."

display_menu = sundaes.join(", ")

1 Answer

james south
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james south
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errors in one task often cause it to say there are suddenly errors in previously completed tasks. here you are calling join backwards. the delimiting string is what join is called on, with the argument of the collection you want to join, so it would be ', '.join(collection). this then becomes the argument for the format method that you call on the string you are storing as menu, to fill in the curly braces in the string. 'my string {}'.format(myVariable).