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santhosh gattu551 Points
Append and Assign to a variable - Python
Need explanation. Please look the below code:
family = ['Daddy','Mummy']
family ['Daddy', 'Mummy'] family.append('Child') family ['Daddy', 'Mummy', 'Child']
- This works fine as intended.
The Problem: If i try to append second child to the family list and have it assigned to the same variable or different variable, nothing happens. Example:
family = family.append('Second Child') OR Totalfamily = family.append('Second Child')
Then, try to find the contents of family OR total family, nothing happens? Why please?
Brendan WhitingFront End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 84,733 Points
This appends 'Child' onto family.
family = family.append('Second Child')
This appends 'Second Child' onto family. But the
append method doesn't return anything (so it returns
None), it doesn't return the list as you might be thinking. So then what happens is the result (
None) gets assigned to
family, and now
family is empty.