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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Cannot figure out the way to print out the words starting with the same letter

I can't figure it out! I have tried pop and continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia'] for c in continents: print("* " + c[0,3,5,6]) i just keep getting a "string indices must be integers" i don't know what else to try. i might just be over complicating things, once someone replies with an answer i know ill be mad at myself for it being so easy

continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia']
# Your code here
for c in continents:
    print("* " + c.pop(1,2,4))

1 Answer

You are already looping through each of those continents in your for loop, so you don't need to list out all of the indeces in pop. For example, if you want to print all of the characters in this list:

my_list = ['a','b','c','d','e']
for item in my_list:
    print('* {}'.format(item))

use this same logic to print all of the continents. Remember, \n is used to move to the next line.