Python Python Sequences Sequence Operations Creating Slices

matthew mahoney
matthew mahoney
1,338 Points

Create a slice of the provided student_gpas list that includes the 3rd through the 5th elements in the list. Assign the

Having a tough go here. What am i doing wrong? ...python student_gpas[4:7]

slices.py
student_gpas = [4.0, 2.3, 3.5, 3.7, 3.9, 2.8, 1.5, 4.0]

sliced_gpas = student_gpas[4:7]

1 Answer

Bramyn Payne
Bramyn Payne
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Looks like you are on the right track, but your slice is incorrect. Remember that the first index is zero. Since you are looking for the 3rd through 5th, you want index values of 2, 3, and 4.

The slice is taken with the last element excluded! Good luck!

matthew mahoney
matthew mahoney
1,338 Points

Wow, somehow I got all dyslexic and reversed the rules for indexing. Thanks!