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

Aaron Lawrence
Aaron Lawrence
2,954 Points

Can't this fit on two lines

I understand what the question is asking, but I can't find the right solution.

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

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! When we use format we're putting something into a placeholder. But you've left out your placeholder (the curly braces). Take a look at how I did it:

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

On the last line we have menu and you can see here I have the curly braces for the placeholder. Then we format it with the comma and space joining sundaes and put the result in the curly braces. Hope this helps! :sparkles: