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Python

am Stuck

please how do i print items in a list that start with a specific "letter". here is a link to my challenge question https://teamtreehouse.com/library/introducing-lists/using-lists/continental

Let's see what your code looks like so far.

2 Answers

Rahul Saini
Rahul Saini
4,611 Points

Use this pseudo code and i am sure it will help

list = ['This","is","Just","a","code","in","python"]
for l in list:
  if l[0] == 'T':
    print(l)
Benjamin McKay
Benjamin McKay
Courses Plus Student 3,767 Points

Also useful to note that you can iterate through list items in any way that works well for you. Rahul uses 'l' to loop through the list, but you could say

for item in list:
  if item[0]...

or any other term that works well for you.

In your case maybe you would like something like

for continent in continents:
  if continent[0] == 'A':
    print(continent)
Anthony Crespo
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Anthony Crespo
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 12,961 Points

You can even put it all in one beautiful line.

lst = ['Carrots', 'Cabbage', 'Beans', 'Tomatoes', 'Cucumbers']
print(', '.join([item for item in lst if item[0] == 'C']))