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Python Python Basics (2015) Python Data Types List cleanup

abdul hakkim
abdul hakkim
2,745 Points

del

i cannot delete 2 from the list

lists.py
messy = [5, 2, 8, 1, 3]
del messy[1]

3 Answers

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,987 Points

Are you keeping the original del statement from Task 1?

messy = [5, 2, 8, 1, 3]
del messy[2]  # remove index 2: 8
del messy[1] # remove index 1: 2
Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,987 Points

You are on the right track. The challenge is looking for the "8" to be deleted. It is at index 2.

abdul hakkim
abdul hakkim
2,745 Points

first i deleted 8 ,second code challenge they ask me to delete "2" which is in second position editor giving wrong

abdul hakkim
abdul hakkim
2,745 Points

messy = [5,2,8,1,3] del messy[1]