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# Combine list_1 and list_2 into a new variable named list_3. You can combine lists the same way you combine strings.

hi. help please. how do i combine list_1 and list_2. whats wrong with code list_1 = [1, 2, 3] list_2 = ["Hello", 5, {}] list_3 = [1, 2, 3] + ["Hello", 5, {}]

lists.py
```list_1 = [1, 2, 3]
list_2 = ["Hello", 5, {}]
list_3 = [1, 2, 3] + ["Hello", 5, {}]
```

Hie. You combine the two lists using (+), just like the way you do it when combining strings:

```list_1 = [1, 2, 3]

list_2 = ["Hello", 5, {}]

#now, combine both lists
list_3 = list_1 + list_2
```
STAFF

You're right, that should pass. Dicts are, unfortunately, unhashable so how I was testing it was throwing an uncaught exception. I've updated it and your code should pass just fine now.

Thanks for finding this!