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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Bummer: TabError :inconsistent use of tabs and spaces

I don't understand what<s wrong in my code .I'm supposed to output every item in this list which begins with an "A"

continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia']
# Your code here
for continent in continents:
    print("* " + continent)
    if "A" == continent[0] :

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,708 Points

Python allows you to indent using spaces or tabs, but you must pick one or the other and use it consistently.

Also, it looks like you have a couple other issues:

  • the test ("if") should be done before the print
  • you will only need one print statement