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

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can pass this question. Can someone help out please? thank you

Hello, I'm doing something wrong and can't figure it out. If someone can guide me it'd be appreciated. thanks in advance :)

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(';')
menu = "Our available flavors are: {}."
", ".join(sundaes)
display_menu = sundaes

1 Answer


you do a lot of things that have no effect to your code. On your menu line you have to call format, because you want to put in a string. "My name is {}".format("Tomas"), but the problem is you have a list. You need for this join method - str.join(sequence)

In your code menu is still "Our available flavors are: {}."

my solution

available = "banana split;hot fudge;cherry;malted;black and white"
sundaes = available.split(";")

menu = "Our available flavors are: {}.".format(sundaes.join(","))


string = sundaes.join(",")
menu = "Our available flavors are: {}.".format(string)